DNB Board of directors

Olaug Svarva (born in 1957)

Bilde av styreleder Olaug Svarva

Board chair in DNB and DNB Bank since 2018. Chair of the Compensation Committee.


Background: Master of Business Administation from the University of Denver. CEO of Folketrygdfondet from 2006 to 2018. Previous experience within asset management from SpareBank 1 Gruppen and as a financial analyst in Carnegie and DNB.

Other key positions of trust: Board member in Investinor AS. Former board member in the Employers’ Association Spekter, Oslo Børs (Oslo Stock Exchange) and the Norwegian Institute of Directors. Has been a member of the Election Committees in Telenor, Veidekke, Storebrand and Yara and head of the Election Committee in Statoil. Experience from the Corporate Assemblies of Telenor, Statoil and Orkla.

Tore Olaf Rimmereid (born in 1962)

Bilde av Tore Olaf Rimmereid, styret DNB

Board vice-chair in DNB since 2012 (board member since 2009). Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Risk Management Committee.


Background: Master's degree in business administration, and authorised financial analyst from the Norwegian School of Economics. Deputy CEO and SVP in Hafslund E-CO AS. Former President and CEO of E-CO Energi, head of the Finance and Administration Department in the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, NRK, and group executive vice president, Financial Reporting and Finance, in the SpareBank 1 Alliance. Experience from Kreditkassen.

Other key positions of trust: Chair of the board in Hafslund Nett AS and Hafslund AS. Former chair of the boards in Oslo Lysverker, Energy Norway, Opplandskraft DA, Oppland Energi AS and Vinstra Kraftselskap. Former political adviser for the Conservative Party's parliamentary group.

Karl-Christian Agerup (born in 1962)

Bilde av DNBs styremedlem Karl-Christian Agerup

Board member in DNB since 2017.


Background: Graduate of the Copenhagen Business School, and Master of Science in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Managing director of Oslotech AS. Former founder and partner of Northzone Ventures, founder and managing director of Hugin ASA, and background as a project manager in McKinsey.

Other key positions of trust:
Chair of the Board in several companies, including Startuplab AS and Oslo Sharelab AS, board member in Aleap AS and deputy board member in Blommenholm Industrier AS.. Former board member in several companies, including Schibsted, Aftenposten, Norfund, Zalaris ASA, Admincontrol AS and Nevion Europe AS.

Jaan Ivar Gjærum Semlitsch (born in 1971)

Bilde av DNBs styremedlem Jaan Ivar Gjærum Semlitsch

Board member in DNB since June 2014. Chair of the Risk Management Committee and member of the Audit Committee.


Background:
Graduate of the Norwegian School of Economics. President and CEO of Dixon Carphone International and Elkjøp Nordic AS. Former Chief Operating Officer of Statoil Retail Europe and CEO of Plantasjen ASA and Rema Industrier AS.

Other key positions of trust: Chair of the Board of Elkjøp Norge AS and Lefdal Elektromarked AS. Former chair of the Board of Statoil Norge AS. Former and current chair of the board and board member in several Norwegian companies.

Gro Bakstad (born in 1966)

Gro Bakstad

Board member since 2019 (former member of the Board in DNB Bank 2017-2019). Member of the Audit Committee and the Risk Management Committee.


Background: Master’s degree in business administration, and state-authorised public accountant from the Norwegian School of Economics. Executive Vice President for the Mail Division at Posten Norge AS since 2012. Former Chief Financial Officer of Posten Norge AS, financial adviser at Procorp and Chief Financial Officer of Ocean Rig.

Other key positions of trust: Board member in Veidekke ASA. Former board member in Farstad Shipping ASA and the Employers’ Association Spekter.

Carl A. Løvvik (born in 1952)

Bilde av styremedlem Carl Løvvik, DNB

Board employee representative in DNB since 2011.


Background: Chief employee representative in DNB. Employed as an insurance agent in 1988 and has worked within marketing in DNB Livsforsikring and as a manager at DNB Livsforsikring’s Customer Service Centre.

Vigdis Mathisen (born in 1958)

Bilder av DNBs styremedlem Vigdis Mathisen

Board employee representative in DNB and DNB Bank since 2012. Member of the Compensation Committee.


Background: Business graduate from and several courses in management at BI Norwegian Business School. Employed in DNB since 1983 and elected chief employee representative for the Group in the Finance Sector Union DNB in 2012.

Other key positions of trust: Previous board member for five years in Den norske Bank and DNB Holding.

Board of Directors of DNB Bank ASA

Olaug Svarva (born in 1957)

olaug
Chair of the board of DNB and DNB Bank since 2018.

Background: MBA and B.Sc. from the University of Denver, authorised portfolio manager from the Norwegian School of Economics and graduate from Trondheim Economic University College. CEO ofFolketrygdfondet (manager of the Government Pension Fund Norway) from 2006 to 2018. Former managing director of SpareBank 1 Aktiv Forvaltning and head of investment management at SpareBank 1 Livsforsikring. Has worked as a financiaanalyst in Carnegie and DNB.

Other key positions of trust: Board member in Investinor AS. Former board member in the Employers' Association Spekter, Oslo Børs (Oslo Stock Exchange) and the Norwegian Institute of Directors. Has also been a member of the Election Committees in Equinor, Telenor, Veidekke,Storebrand and Yara, and has experience from the Corporate Assemblies of Equinor, Telenor and Orkla.

Kim Wahl (born in 1960)

kim
Vice chair of the board in DNB Bank. Board member in DNB Bank since 2013.

Background:
MBA from Harvard University. Chair of the board and owner of the private investment company Strømstangen AS. Co-founder of the European Private Equity firm IK Investment Partners, where he was partner and vice chair for 20 years. Also has experience from the US investment bank Goldman Sachs in London and New York.

Other key positions of trust: Chair of the board and co-founder of the Voxtra Foundation, established in 2008 focusing on foreign aid and local investments in East Africa. Board member in UPM Kymmene Corporation and former board member in Intermediate Capital Group plc and the Kavli Trust. Has previously held a number of board positions in various industries.

Lillian Hattrem (born in 1972)

lillian
Board member in DNB Bank.

Background: Various courses in economics, accounting and project management from BI Norwegian Business School. Employed in DNB in 1999, became board member in the Finance Sector Union DNB in 2007 and is currently vice chair of the Finance Sector Union DNB.

Other key positions of trust: Former employee representative in the supervisory board in DNB ASA and in the special ElectionCommittee for the Board of DNB Bank ASA.

Jens Petter Olsen (born in 1961)

jens petter
Board member in DNB Bank.

Relevant information

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