The Board

The Board has 10 members, three of whom are employee representatives. The Board is elected by the supervisory board, based on recommendations made by the nomination committee and in accordance with the Articles of Association's requirements to the composition of the board of directors related to expertise, gender and location. The Board's Chairman is elected directly by the supervisory board.

The work of the Board follows a fixed annual plan and is conducted in accordance with established rules of procedure. The Board holds meetings regularly and they have agreed in advance on nine meetings each year. Additional meetings are held depending of the matters to be considered and the situation. These meetings may be held as telephone meetings.

The Board has established two working committees - a remuneration committee and an audit committee.

The Board has established instruction for the CEO, and it performs an annual self-evaluation.

Rules of procedure

Inge K. Hansen

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Chairman
Inge K Hansen (1946) has been Chairman of the Board of Gjensidige since 2008. He is also Chairman of the Board of Siriusungen AS, World Championships Biathlon 2016, Harding AS, Troms Kraft AS, Hotel and Restaurant Continental AS, Core Energi AS, Nets AS, Arctic Securities AS and NorSun AS, and Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Hydro and board member of Fram Museum and Sissener AS. He was elected Chair of the Year in Norway and the Nordic Countries in 2012.

Hansen has previously been an executive vice president in Statoil and CEO of Aker Kværner. He is a graduate of the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

Hansen is up for election to the Board in 2016. Hansen holds 12,253 shares in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, including any shares held by closely related parties (last change 10 December 2012).

Per Arne Bjørge

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Board member
Per Arne Bjørge (1950)  has been a member of the Board of Gjensidige since 2011. He is Chairman of the Board and general manager of PAB Consulting AS, a board member of the Gjensidige Foundation and of 3D Perception AS, and Chairman of the Board of Borgund Invest AS, Tanux Shipping KS, Tanux Shipping AS, Havskjer AS, Havstål AS and in the co-ownership Øvre Volsdalsberga.

Among other things, Bjørge has previously been a bank director with Kredittkassen (Nordea) and worked as an auditor.  He has a bachelor in economics and is a qualified auditor.

Bjørge is up for election to the Board in 2017. Bjørge holds 10.542 shares in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, including any shares held by closely related parties (last change 10 December 2012).

Knud Peder Daugaard

Board member
Knud Peder Daugaard (1950)has been a member of the Board of Gjensidige since 2016. He is a senior adviser with Nortura SA and chair of the board of a number of subsidiaries in the Nortura group. Daugaard has been a member of the General Meeting of the Gjensidige Foundation since 2016. He was previously Executive Vice President and deputy CEO of Nortura, and Managing Director of Gilde Agro Fellesslakteriet.

He holds a master's degree in business economics (siviløkonom) from Handelshøyskolen i Århus (business school) in Denmark.

Daugaard is up for election to the Board in 2017. Daugaard holds 3,000 shares in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, including any shares held by closely related parties (last change 5 April 2016).

 

John Giverholt

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Board member
John Giverholt (1952) has been a member of the Board of Gjensidige since 2016. He is Managing Director of Ferd AS. Giverholt helds has a master's degree in business economics from the University of Manchester and the exam for stateauthorised auditors from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He was previously CFO of the same company, Executive Vice President at DnB and Deputy Chief Finance Director at Norsk
Hydro.

Giverholt is up for election to the Board in 2017. Giverholt does not hold any sharesshares in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, including any shares held by closely related parties.

Anne Marie Nyhammer

Board member
Anne Marie Nyhammer (1964) has been a member of Gjensidige’s Board as an employee representative since 2016. She is  technical manager in Gjensidige and employee representative.

Nyhammer has previously been employed in DnB and in Norsk Hydro/Leirvik Sveis. Nyhammer is up for election to the Board in 2016.


Nyhammer does not hold any shares in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, including any shares held by closely related parties.

Lotte Kronholm Sjøberg

Placeholder Board member
Lotte Kronholm Sjøberg (1972) has been a member of Gjensidige’s Board as an employee representative since 2015. She is chair of the staff union in Gjensidige Forsikring Denmark.

Among other things, Kronholm Sjøbrg has previously held position as a consultant in the change og ownership-departement in Nykredit Forsikring. Among other things, she has studied at Copenhagen Business School and has an Master Degree in mediation and conflict resolution from Faculty of Law, Copenhagen University.

Kronhold Sjøberg is up for election to the Board in 2017. Andersen holds 357 shares in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, including any shares held by closely related parties (last change 2. May 2016).

Gisele Marchand

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Board member
Gisele Marchand (1958) has been a member of the Board of Gjensidige since 2010. She is CEO in the lawfirm Haavind AS, a board member and chair of the audit committee of Selvaag Bolig ASA and a board member of Eiendomsspar AS and Victoria Eiendom AS. Board member and chair of the audit committee of Norgesgruppen ASA. She has previous experience from several Boards, e.g Norske Skog ASA and Oslo Børs AS.

Marchand has previously been CEO of Eksportfinans AS, the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, the Bates Group and EVP with Den norske Bank. She is a graduate of Copenhagen Business School.

Marchand is up for election to the Board in 2017. Marchand holds 1,481 shares in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, including any shares held by closely related parties (last change 10 December 2012).

Gunnar Mjåtvedt

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Board member
Gunnar Mjåtvedt (1960) has been a member of Gjensidige’s Board as an employee representative since 2007. He is also Gjensidige’s senior employee representative.

Mjåtvedt has previously held positions as a sales consultant and senior consultant, and he has nearly 20 years’ experience of the insurance sector. He studied mathematics and science subjects at upper secondary School.

Mjåtvedt is up for election to the Board in 2016. Mjåtvedt holds 1,941 shares in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, including any shares held by closely related parties (last change 2. May 2016).

Mette Rostad

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Board member
Mette Rostad (1964) has been a member of the Board of Gjensidige since 2012. She is self-employed, a board member of Gjensidigestiftelsen and of Innherred Renovasjon, Visit Innherred, Mesta Konsern, NTE Elektro, Helse Nord-Trøndelag, Kunnskapsparken in Steinkjer, Verdal Næringsforum, Innerred Vekst, Stiklestad Golfklubb.

Rostad has previously been CFO of Aker Verdal, managing director of Aker FDV, and managing director of Clean-Tech Mid-Norway. She is a graduate of the Norwegian Business School BI.

Rostad is up for election to the Board in 2017. Rostad holds 2,794 shares in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, including any shares held by closely related parties (last change 10 December 2012).

Tine Gottlob Wollebekk

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Tine Gottlob Wollebekk (1962) has been a member of the Board of Gjensidige since 2014. She is a Senior Vice President responsible for Global Financial Services in Telenor ASA, Chair of the board of MicroEnsure Asia Ltd and Tameer Micro Finance Bank. Board member of PM Retail, Goodtech ASA, Tybring Gjedde, Møller Gruppen AS, Idea Foundation, Aars AS, Telenor Kapitalforvaltning AS, Finn Clausen Gruppen ASA.

Among other things, Wollebekk has previously had several managing positions in Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, latest as CEO in SEB Kort and Country Manager for SEB Norway. She holds a Master of Science degree in  International Business  from Copenhagen Business School.

Wollebekk is up for election to the Board in 2017. Wollebekk does not hold any shares in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, including any shares held by closely related parties.