Gisele Marchand (1958) was elected Chair of the Board in 2018 and has been a member of Gjensidige’s Board of Directors since 2010. She is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Risk Committee.
Marchand holds an MBA from Copenhagen Business School.
Marchand is a board member and Chair of the Audit Committee in Norgesgruppen ASA and Chair of the Board of Norgesgruppen Finans Holding AS.
She is also member of the Board of Selvaag Bolig ASA, where she is a member of the Remuneration Committee. She is a board member of Eiendomsspar AS, Victoria Eiendom AS, Scatec Solar ASA and Chair of the Board of Boligbygg Oslo KF. She is a member of the Nomination committee of Entra Eiendom AS. She has also previously been a member of a number of other boards, including in Norske Skog ASA and Oslo Børs AS.
Marchand has previously been CEO of the law firm Haavind AS, Eksportfinans ASA, the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, Bates Group and Executive Vice President at Den norske Bank, with responsibility for retail and commercial customers in Norway.
Marchand has considerable management experience from the finance industry, as well as good insurance competencies due to her serving at the board of Gjensidige for a number of years.
Gisele Marchand is independent of key employees, main business partners and the major shareholder.
Marchand is up for re-election to the Board in 2021.