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Sparebanken Vest (SVEG.OL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Trygve Bruvik

64 2008 Chairman of the Board

Arild Bodal

52 2017 Deputy Chairman of the Board

Frank Johannesen

57 2015 Director of Risk Management

Jan Kjerpeseth

45 2013 Managing Director

Bjorg Eknes

47 2015 Director of Retail Market

Ragnhild Fresvik

36 2013 Director of Corporate Market

Hallgeir Isdahl

60 2015 Director of CSR

Nina Nordby

48 2016 Director of Innovation and Customer Experience

Siren Sundland

45 2015 Director of Operational Services

Kristin Axelsen

50 2013 Director, Employee Representative

Anne-Marit Hope

57 2010 Director, Employee Representative

Marianne Jacobsen

2017 Director

Birthe Kafjord Lange

43 2012 Director

Magne Morken

2017 Director

Richard Rettedal

45 2008 Director

Fred Rislow

35 2016 Director, Employee Representative

Gunnar Skeie

61 2016 Director

Stig Vangen

Leader Investor Relations, Risk Management

Biographies

Name Description

Trygve Bruvik

Mr. Trygve Bruvik has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sparebanken Vest since April 2008. He currently manages a family-owned property and investment company. He is former Managing Director/CEO of Vesta from 1994 to 2002. He also holds directorships in G.C. Rieber AS (deputy chair) and several smaller companies. He has previously held the offices of chair of the main board of the Norwegian Financial Services Association and chair of the main board of the Norwegian Insurance Association. He has a degree in business economics from BI Norwegian Business School and an engineering degree from Bergen Engineering College.

Arild Bodal

Mr. Arild Bodal has served as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sparebanken Vest since March 23, 2017. He has been Director of the Company since April 2011. He has been Founder and General Manager of Septik24 AS since 2003. He has qualified as Authorized Accountant at BI Norwegian Business School (Handelshoyskolen BI), has a university college degree in Business and Administration, studied business economics at NKS and took part of a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) at Heriot-Watt University. He has completed various management development courses at BI Norwegian Business School, the Norwegian School of Economics (Norges Handelshoyskole - NHH) and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet - NTNU). Previously, he was General Manager/Business Developer in Isco AS from 1998 to 2003, General Manager of Karstad Stryn from 1996 to 1998 and Chief Financial Officer of Karstad from 1989 to 1996. He has also been Chairman of the Board of Smartek AS, Miljoservice AS, Johny Birkeland Transport, HOST Valuable Waste AS, Fjord Invest Sakorn, Gode Busser Holding AS, Vidre AS and NSM Bygginvest AS.

Frank Johannesen

Mr. Frank Johannesen has been Director of Risk Management at Sparebanken Vest since December 21, 2015. Prior to that, he was Director of Economy and Finance at Sparebanken Vest from November 27, 2013 until December 21, 2015. He was previously Member of the Management Board of the Company until 2003. He has been with the bank since 1985. Has a very wide-ranging banking background and has held various management positions in the bank. He has been Director of Risk Management in Sparebanken Vest since 2002. Has a law degree from the University of Bergen as well as an Executive MBA in Strategic Management from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He has also completed the AFF Solstrand leadership program.

Jan Kjerpeseth

Mr. Jan Erik Kjerpeseth has been Managing Director of Sparebanken Vest since October 31, 2013. Before that, he has served as Deputy Managing Director of the Company since June 19, 2006. He has been with the Company since 1999. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Frende Liv, Frende Skade and Brage Finans. He if Former Chair of the Board as well as Deputy Chairman of Bergen Chamber of Commerce and Board Member of Nets. Between 2003 and June 19, 2006, he held the position of Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. His previous experience as Marketing Manager also includes Sparebanken Sogn og Fjordane. Mr. Kjerpeseth holds a degree in Marketing from the Norwegian School of Marketing (Markedshoyskole), as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Heriot-Watt University and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree in Brand Management from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Norges Handelshoyskolen, Bergen - NHH).

Bjorg Eknes

Ms. Bjorg Marit Eknes has been Director of Retail Market at Sparebanken Vest since December 21, 2015. Before that, she has been Director of Business Support and Development at the Company since November 27, 2013. She joined Sparebanken Vest in 1997. She has wide-ranging management experience from various positions in the bank, including managing director of Sparebanken Vest Eiendomsforvaltning AS. She has a master's degree in business economics (sivilokonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), and an MBA from Bond University in Australia. She has completed the MBA Brand Management module at NHH, and the AFF Solstrand leadership program. She is board member of Bank ID Norge AS, Bergen Aquarium and Banksjef C.J. Eges Stipendielegat. She has previously worked for Fana Sparebank and the insurance company KLP Forsikring.

Ragnhild Fresvik

Ms. Ragnhild Janbu Fresvik has been Director of Corporate Market at Sparebanken Vest since November 27, 2013. She has worked for the bank since January 2012. In the bank, she has been senior business developer, and worked as head of investor relations and as CFO. She has a master's degree in business economics (sivilokonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and has wide-ranging consulting and finance experience from Boston Consulting Group in Oslo, and later as Investment Manager with the private equity company Borea Opportunity Management. She is a former board member of Tide ASA and Sparebanken Vest Boligkreditt.

Hallgeir Isdahl

Mr. Hallgeir Isdahl has been Director of CSR at Sparebanken Vest since December 21, 2015. Before that, he has been Director of Retail Market at Sparebanken Vest since November 27, 2013. Previously, he has been Director of SPV Markets of Sparebanken Vest since October 1, 2011. He joined the Company in 2008 as Chief Economist. Mr. Isdahl previously worked as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Finansbanken in Bergen, and he held various positions in DNB, including bank manager for discretionary management in DnB Luxembourg, Chief Economist/Investment Strategist for DnB Investor AS and Chief of Analysis and Portfolio Manager for Realforvaltning AS. He is Chair of the Board of Eiendomsmegler Vest and MADE AS. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics and a cand. mag. degree from University of Bergen (Universitetet i Bergen).

Nina Nordby

Ms. Nina Nordby has been appointed Director of Innovation and Customer Experience at Sparebanken Vest effective as of mid May 2016. Nina Nordby has previous experience as Commercial Director for CRM, cards and deposits in Santander Consumer Bank, and also as marketing director in the same company. In addition, she has held several executive positions in banking and finance, including Bankia Bank, Cresco and Sparebanken NOR. Nina has experience from entrepreneurial activities and innovation in banking and finance. She holds a degree in marketing with specialization in Marketing Management from NMH.

Siren Sundland

Ms. Siren Sundland has served as Director of Operational Services at Sparebanken Vest since December 21, 2015. Before that, she has been Director of Human Resources and Corporate Communication of Sparebanken Vest since April 15, 2009. She joined the Company in 2007. Previously, she worked within the area of Brand Management and Strategic Communication for a number of companies in Western Norway. She has experience from various environments, including Bergen National Academy of the Arts, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) and the newspaper Bergens Tidende. She serves as Chair of the Board of Den Nationale Scene and Board Member of Eiendomsmegler Vest and NHH’s Advisory Board. Ms. Sundland holds a Bachelor degree in Nordic literature from University of Bergen (Universitetet i Bergen) and Executive Master of Business Administration in Management Control from NHH.

Kristin Axelsen

Ms. Kristin Axelsen has been Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Sparebanken Vest since April 24, 2013. She joined the Company in 2007. She has worked in banking since 1984. She is authorized financial advisor. She holds Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance from BI Norwegian Business School/the Bank Academy. She has served as vice chair of Ungt Entreprenorskap (Junior Achievement Young Enterprise) Hordaland.

Anne-Marit Hope

Ms. Anne-Marit Hope has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors at Sparebanken Vest since April 2010. She is Chief Employee Representative for the Finance Sector Union of Norway. She has worked for the Company since 1977. She is Qualified Financial Advisor from Handelshoyskolen BI. She is Authorized Financial Advisor. She serves as Member of the Board of the Hordaland branch of the Finance Sector Union of Norway.

Marianne Jacobsen

Birthe Kafjord Lange

Ms. Birthe Kafjord Lange has been Member of the Board of Directors of Sparebanken Vest since April 2012. She is Director of NHH Executive. She is former PLD manager in Statoil ASA. She has a Doctorate in Philosophy degree and degree studies from the Norwegian School of Economics (Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH) and a cand.mag degree from the University of Bergen/Bergen University College. She is a former Member of the Board of Bergen Private Gymnas AS, Member of the Board of NHH, the nomination committee of BOB and holds various other offices. She is a Deputy Member of the Board of Directors of NHH.

Magne Morken

Richard Rettedal

Mr. Richard Rettedal has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Sparebanken Vest since April 2008. He is also Managing Director of Sekal AS. He former Chief Financial Officer at Skanem AS. Previously, he also acted as Head of Finance and Administration at Roxar. Mr. Rettedal had worked in various locations, including Dubai. He is Board Member of Multi Markets AS. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree with specialization in Finance from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, Florida International University and the University of Stavanger.

Fred Rislow

Mr. Fred David Rislow has been Director, Employee Representative at Sparebanken Vest since March 16, 2016. He has worked for Sparebanken Vest since 2007. He is Authorized financial adviser. He holds Bachelor's degree in economics from Sogn og Fjordane University College in Sogndal. He is the bank's regional employee representative for the Sunnhordland/Rogaland region, member of the board of the bank's employee representative committee. He has previously held the offices of chief employee representative for the Norwegian Border Rangers in Kirkenes, deputy member of the bank's general meeting, and a deputy board member.

Gunnar Skeie

Mr. Gunnar Skeie has been Director of Sparebanken Vest since March 16, 2016. He is General Manager of Sparebankstiftinga Hardanger. He is Former lawyer and partner in the law firm Advokatene Kvale og Skeie ANS in Norheimsund. He has been acting court of appeal judge at Gulating Court of Appeal, lawyer affiliated with Kreditorforeningen in Bergen, assistant judge at the office of the chief local judge in Karmsund in Haugesund, assistant advocate with Advocate Tom Berge in Odda and legal adviser at Bergen Tax Office. He holds Law degree from the University of Bergen. He has previously held the offices of head of the control committee of Eiendomskreditt AS, head of the control committee of Voss Veksel og Landmannsbank AS, and member of the board of Eiendomskreditt AS.

Stig Vangen