Mr Vidar Hole is CEO in WilNor Governmental Services (WGS), the major strategic logistics partner to the Norwegian Armed Forces. WGS delivers Host Nation Support and a broad range of other military logistics services for Norway and its Allies worldwide. During Trident Juncture 2018, WGS delivered 60 fully equipped camps, 1.8 million meals, 4.8 million bottles of water and supported the activities in sea ports, airfields and several other locations. WGS is owned by the Wilhelmsen group (established 1861). Wilhelmsen is a global shipping and logistics company and has supported Allied warfare operations since WWII with vital logistics.
Vidar Hole has a background from the Royal Norwegian Navy as Chief Contracting Officer, and the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Defence. He has taken part in the development of new logistics concepts in the Norwegian Armed Forces, including a new digital solution (Host Nation Support and Billing System – HOBS) in use by 30 nations under Trident Juncture. Vidar Hole is an expert on Host Nation Support and military logistics. He lectures frequently at the Norwegian Command and Defence Staff College (NCDSC).