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The DNB Group Management

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Kjerstin Braathen - Group Chief Executive (1970)

Kjerstin Braathen
Group Chief Executive since 2019

Number of shares: 31 878 1)

Prior positions in DNB: Chief Financial Officer and Group Executive Vice President of the former Corporate Banking Norway. Many years’ experience from the Shipping, Offshore and Logistics division (SOL) in Oslo. Joined DNB in 1999.

Other professional experience: Previous experience from Hydro Agri International.

Education: Master in Management from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Nice-Sophia Antipolis.

Ottar Ertzeid - Chief Financial Officer (1965)

Ottar Ertzeid
Chief Financial Officer since 2019

Number of shares: 240 577 1)

Prior positions in DNB: Group Executive Vice President of DNB Markets and various positions within the FX/Treasury area. Chief Financial Officer in DnB Boligkreditt and head of finance in Realkreditt. Joined DNB in 1989.

Key positions of trust: Vice-chair of the board of the Norwegian Investor Compensation Scheme and member of the election committee of Yara International. 

Education: Master of Science in Business (‘Siviløkonom’) from BI Norwegian Business School.

Kari Bech-Moen - Group Executive Vice President of People (1977)

Kari Bech-Moen
Group Executive Vice President of People since 2019

Number of shares: 474 1)

Prior positions in DNB: Executive Vice President of People in People & Operations. Joined DNB in 2019.
Other professional experience: Several years of experience from various management positions in Telenor and as an entrepreneur.

Education: Master of Science in Business (‘Siviløkonom’) from BI Norwegian Business School and Master of Science in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Rasmus Figenschou - Group Executive Vice President of Payments and Innovation (1979)

Rasmus Figenschou
Group Executive Vice President of Payments and Innovation since 2019

Number of shares: 10 568 1)

Prior positions in DNB: Group Executive Vice President of New Business. Head of Strategy and Corporate Development and division manager for the counties of Rogaland and Agder. Management experience from DNB's office in Estonia, and work experience from Singapore and New York. Joined DNB in 2005. 
Key positions of trust: Board member in Vipps and 11:FS Foundry.

Other professional experience: Analyst at Simmons & Company International.

Education: MBA from IMD Business School in Switzerland, Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Tufts University, College of Liberal Arts, Medford, Massachusetts.

Håkon Hansen - Executive Vice President of Wealth Management (1966)

Håkon Hansen - Executive Vice President of Wealth Management  (1966)
Executive Vice President of Wealth Management since 2019

Number of shares: 9 890 1)

Prior positions in DNB: Group Executive Vice President of Wealth Management and Insurance. Head of Private Banking and head of DNB Luxembourg for ten years. Joined DNB in 1987 in what was then called Sparebanken Buskerud and later Sparebanken NOR.

Key positions of trust: Chair of the board in DNB Livsforsikring AS. 
Other professional experience: Bank Manager at Gjensidige Bank, Parat24 and DNB, Assistant Bank Manager at Sparebanken Øst and District Manager at Forenede Forsikring.

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration (‘diplomøkonom’) from BI Norwegian Business School. Has also completed a management programme in financial investments (Master of Management) at the same school.

Ida Lerner - Group Executive Vice President of Group Risk Management (1975)

Ida Lerner
Group Executive Vice President of Group Risk Management since 2017

Number of shares: 4 255 1)

Prior positions in DNB: General Manager of DNB CEMEA (Central Europe, Middle East and Africa) in London and head of customer analysis for Northern Europe, the Middle East and Africa at DNB’s London office. Joined DNB in 2007.

Other professional experience: Global Relationship Manager at HSBC, customer adviser and stockbroker at Nordea.

Education: Bachelor of Social Sciences, specialising in economics, from the University of Stockholm.

Maria Ervik Løvold - Group Executive Vice President of Technology and Services (1979)

Technology and Services: Maria Ervik Løvold
Group Executive Vice President of Technology and Services since 2019

Number of shares: 1 822 1)

Prior positions in DNB: Executive Vice President for the Product, Price and Quality division in Personal Banking. Head of section in and Deputy General Counsel for DNB Legal. Joined DNB in 2010.

Other professional experience: Lawyer at Brækhus Advokatfirma.

Education: Law degree from the University of Oslo.

Thomas Midteide - Group Executive Vice President of Communications (1974)

Thomas Midteide
Group Executive Vice President of Communications since 2019

Number of shares: 15 034 1)

Prior positions in DNB: Group Executive Vice President of Media and Marketing.  Group Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications and Marketing, and Executive Vice President of External Communications. Joined DNB in 2009.

Other professional experience:
Head of Communications in SAS Norge, communications officer in VISA Norway and TV reporter and presenter in the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, NRK.

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

Alexander Opstad - Group Executive Vice President of DNB Markets (1981)

Alexander Opstad
Group Executive Vice President of DNB Markets since 2019

Number of shares: 16 441 1) 

Prior positions in DNB: Various positions within the Equities division of DNB Markets. Head of Equity Sales in London, global head of the equities division and part of the DNB Markets management team. Joined DNB in 2005.

Key positions of trust: Chair of the board of DNB Markets Inc., board member in the Norwegian Securities Dealers Association.

Education: Master of Science in Business (‘Siviløkonom’) from BI Norwegian Business School.

Harald Serck-Hanssen - Group Executive Vice President of Corporate Banking (1965)

Harald Serck-Hanssen
Group Executive Vice President of Corporate Banking since 2019

Number of shares: 41 324 1)

Prior positions in DNB: Group Executive Vice President of Large Corporates and International since 2013. Executive Vice President of and section head in the Shipping, Offshore and Logistics division (SOL). Joined DNB in 1998.

Key positions of trust: Board member in DigitalNorway.

Other professional experience: Experience from Stolt-Nielsen Shipping and Odfjell Group.
Education: BA (Hons) in business studies from the University of Stirling. Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD Fontainebleau.

Ingjerd Blekeli Spiten - Group Executive Vice President of Personal Banking (1971)

Ingjerd Blekeli Spiten
Group Executive Vice President of Personal Banking since 2018

Number of shares: 4 758 1)

Prior positions in DNB: Head of mobile and telephone services, head of sales for Internet and mobile banking, Executive Vice President for eBusiness. Worked in DNB from 2007 to 2015 and returned in 2018.

Key positions of trust: Chair of the board of DNB Eiendom and board member in Fremtind Forsikring AS.

Other professional experience: Senior Vice President of Global Products at Telenor, Chief Operating Officer in Microsoft and various management positions at Ericsson. Many years' experience from board positions in various industries.

Education: Master of Science in Business (‘Siviløkonom’) from BI Norwegian Business School.

Mirella E. Wassiluk - Group Executive Vice President of Group Compliance (1969)

Mirella E. Wassiluk
Group Executive Vice President of Group Compliance since 2018

Number of shares: 858 1)

Prior positions in DNB: Joined DNB in 2018. 

Other professional experience: Director General in the Ministry of Finance. Experience from Bayerische Landesbank (Munich), University of Cologne and the Norwegian Central Securities Depository.

Education: Degree in economics from the University of Cologne, Germany. Master of Science from London School of Economics and Political Science.
1) Shareholdings in DNB as at 31 December 2019. Shares held by the immediate family and companies in which the shareholder has decisive influence are also included.