Airthings Appoints New COO



May 31, 2021

Audhild Andersen Randa Will Support Airthings’ Journey to Reach NOK 1bn in Revenue by 2024

Oslo, Norway (31 May 2021) – Airthings (AIRX), the global leader in indoor air quality solutions and energy-saving technology, has appointed Audhild Andersen Randa as Chief Operating Officer. Audhild will join Airthings’ Leadership Team starting August 1st.

Audhild is an experienced leader with a strong international, technical, and commercial background. She joins Airthings from Circle K, where she has been leading a team of 230 IT professionals across 9 countries as the VP of Technology. Before her role at Circle K, Audhild worked for more than five years at McKinsey & Company. Audhild is a member of the Airthings Board, as well as Entur AS, and holds an MSc. in Physics and Mathematics from the Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU).

"I have worked with Audhild for some time now as a member of the board at Airthings and I'm thrilled to welcome her to the Airthings team!" said Øyvind Birkenes, CEO of Airthings. "We have ambitious goals for the coming years and her technical and commercial experience together with her leadership skills will be an important asset to help Airthings further scale and grow."

In her new role as COO, Audhild will lead the R&D, Operations, and Program Management teams at Airthings. “Since joining the Airthings board, I've been impressed with the company's people, ambition, and purpose. I'm excited to take on this opportunity and continue to fuel Airthings' growth and success in the years to come!” 

As a result of Audhild joining Airhings, Koki Yoshioka will take on the role of VP of Operations, reporting to Audhild. Jonas Olsson, VP R&D HW, and Alexander Sagen, VP R&D SW, will also report to Audhild.

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About Airthings ASA

Airthings is a global technology company and producer of award-winning radon and indoor air quality monitors for homeowners, businesses, and professionals. Founded in 2008, Airthings is on a mission to ensure that people around the world recognize the impact of indoor air quality and take control of their health through simple, affordable, and accurate technology solutions while optimizing energy consumption in buildings. Airthings’ products have made radon detection and indoor air quality monitoring easy to deploy, accurate, and user friendly, and have received several accolades including the TIME's Best Inventions of 2019 award and CES 2019 Innovation Award. Headquartered in the heart of Oslo, and with offices in the US and Canada, the company has over 120 employees from more than 25 nationalities—and counting. For more information, visit