The DNB Group Management

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Rune Bjerke (born 1960) - Group chief executive

Rune Bjerke
Group chief executive since 2007.

Former president and CEO of Hafslund ASA and president and CEO of Scancem International. Has held a number of board positions in large companies. Served as finance commissioner of the Oslo City Council and as a political adviser in Norway's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

Economics degree from the University of Oslo and a Master's degree in public administration from Harvard University.

Kjerstin Braathen (born 1970) - Group executive vice president Group Finance

Kjerstin Braathen
Chief financial officer since March 2017.

Former group executive vice president Corporate Banking Norway. Has many years' experience from Shipping, Offshore and Logistics, SOL, in Oslo. Joined DNB in 1999. Prior professional experience from Hydro Agri International.

Master in Management degree from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Nice Sophia Antipolis.

Trond Bentestuen (born 1970) - Group executive vice president Personal Banking Norway

Trond Bentestuen
Group executive vice president Personal Banking since 2013.

Former head of Marketing, Communications and eBusiness. Joined DNB in 2008. Prior professional experience from Expert and Telenor.

Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and political science from Temple University, California, and training from the Armed Forces.

Benedicte Schilbred Fasmer (born 1965) - Group executive vice president Corporate Banking Norway

Benedicte Schilbred Fasmer
Group executive vice president Corporate Banking since September 2016.

Former head of DNB's operations in Bergen and head of Corporate Banking in Western Norway. Joined DNB in 2005. Prior professional experience from Executive positions in Sparebanken Vest, Rieber & Søn, Argentum Asset Management and Citibank. Board chairman in Oslo Børs VPS Holding and Oslo Børs ASA. Has many years' experience from board positions in various industries.

Graduate of the Norwegian School of Economics.

Harald Serck-Hanssen (born 1965) - Group executive vice president Large Corporates and International

Harald Serck-Hanssen
Group executive vice president Large Corporates and International since 2013.

Former head of the Shipping, Offshore and Logistics division, SOL. Joined DNB in 1998. Prior professional experience from StoltNielsen Shipping and Odfjell Group.

BA (HonsŽ) degree in business studies from the University of Stirling and Advanced ManŠagement Programme at INSEAD Fontainebleau.

Ottar Ertzeid (born 1965) - Group executive vice president DNB Markets

Ottar Ertzeid
Group executive vice president Markets since 2003.

Former head and deputy head of DnB Markets. Held various positions within the FX/Treasury area. Former chief financial officer in DnB Boligkreditt and head of finance in Realkreditt. Joined DNB in 1989. Board chairman in the Norwegian Banks' Guarantee Fund, board vice chairman in the Norwegian Investor Compensation Scheme, board member in Oslo Børs VPS Holding and Oslo Børs AS etc.

Graduate of BI Norwegian Business School.

Bengt Olav Lund (born 1965) - Group executive vice president Wealth Management

Tom Rathke
Group executive vice president Wealth Management since 2017.

Former head of the Pensions Division in Wealth Management. Joined DNB in 2011. Previous experience from senior executive positions in Mercer and Storebrand, and as an entrepreneur.

Master of Business and Marketing (Handelsøkonom) from Oslo Business School.

Rune Garborg (born 1969) - Group executive vice president Vipps and Payments

Rune Garborg
Group executive vice president Vipps and Payments since September 2016.

Former head of Marketing and Category Management in DNB and head of Marketing in DNB Eiendom. Has been in charge of DNB's digital payment solution Vipps. Joined DNB in 1995.

Graduate of the Norwegian College of Marketing.

Liv Fiksdahl (born 1965) - Group executive vice president IT and Operations

Liv Fiksdal
Group executive vice president IT and Operations since 2013.

Former head of Operations since 2007. Has held various executive positions within operations and administration. Head of Bank Production in Corporate Banking and Payment Services. Customer-oriented positions in Gjensidige NOR Sparebank. Joined DNB in 1998. Prior experience from customer-oriented positions in Handelsbanken and Fokus Bank.

Educated at Trondheim Business School.

Solveig Hellebust (born 1967) - Group executive vice president HR

Solveig Hellebust
Group executive vice president HR since 2009.

Former vice president of Human Resources and Communications at Pronova BioPharma ASA. Several years' experience from HR at Telenor and at BI Norwegian Business School as an associate professor in economics.

PhD in international economics from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, an MSc in agricultural economics from the University of Illinois, and an MSc in business and economics from BI Norwegian Business School.

Terje Turnes (born 1963) - Group executive vice president Risk Management

Terje Turnes
Chief risk officer since 2015.

Former head of DNB's Baltic operations and head of DNB's London branch, prior to which he headed both the Manufacturing Industry Section and the Energy Section in Corporate Banking. Joined DNB in 1989. Prior experience as business controller in Swedish Match and STORA.

Educated at Trondheim Business School and the Norwegian School of Management.

Thomas Midteide (born 1974) - Group executive vice president Corporate Communications and Marketing

Thomas Midteide
Group executive vice president Corporate Communications and Marketing since 2013.

Former executive vice president External Communication. Joined DNB in 2009. Prior experience as head of Communications in SAS Norge, communications officer in VISA Norway and TV reporter and presenter in the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, NRK.

Journalist degree from Oslo University College. Subsidiary subject in political science and criminology at the University of Oslo.

Kari Olrud Moen (born 1969) - Group executive vice president Group projects

Kari Olrud Moen
Group executive vice president Group Projects since September 2016.

Former head of Products and the Corporate Centre. Joined DNB in 2005. Former state secretary in the Ministry of Finance, consultant in McKinsey & Co, adviser for the Conservative Party's parliamentary group and consultant in the Budget Department in the Ministry of Finance.

Graduate of the Norwegian School of Economics and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.