Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the Group's management and monitoring the administration of the Group. The Board has appointed four committees: The Strategy CommitteeThe Audit Committee, The Risk Committee and The Remuneration Committee.

The board has continuous evaluations of its own work and conducts an annual comprehensive board review. The annual performance review is made available to the nomination committee in its entirety or in excerpts. The annual evaluation is performed in accordance with NUES requirements for board evaluation and the Board Institute's guidelines for board evaluations.

In addition: 
  • All shareholder-elected board members are non-executive and independent.
  • The board members may hold a maximum of four board positions unless the Financial Supervisory Authority has granted a dispensation in accordance with the Financial Undertakings Regulations § 9-2.
  • All board members are expected to attend all board meetings, of which each individual member has a minimum expected attendance rate of 100 %. In 2020 this was fulfilled by all board members.
  • The board shall have a gender balance that complies with the requirements that follow from the Public Limited Liability Companies Act § 6-11

Meet the Board of Directors

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Didrik Munch

Independent Chairman of the Board Storebrand ASA since 2017

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    Born

    1956

    Position

    Self employed

    Education

    • Norwegian Police University College
    • Law degree (cand jur.)

    Previous positions

    • CEO, Schibsted Norway (2011-2018)
    • CEO, Media Norge (2008-2011)
    • CEO, Bergens Tidende (1997-2008)
    • Division Director, DNB (1995-1997)
    • Bank Director, DNB (1992-1995)
    • Various Management positions, Nevi/Bergen Bank (1987-1992)
    • Lawyer, Kyrre AS (1987-1987)
    • Police Intendant Bergen Politikammer (1984-1986)
    • Police Inspector Oslo/Bergen politikammer (1979-1984)

    Positions of trust

    • Board Chairman, NWT Media AS
    • Board Director, Grieg Maritime Group AS
    • Board Director, Lerøy Seafood Group
    • Board Chairman, SH Holding (Solstrand Fjord Hotell)

    Ownership in Storebrand

    Number of shares as of 12 April 2023: 40,000

    Number of shares owned by the close associate, NWT Media AS, as of  12 April 2023: 215,000

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Karin Bing Orgland

Independent Board member Storebrand ASA since 2015

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    Born

    1959

    Position

    Self employed

    Education

    • MSc in Economics and Business Administration (NHH)

    • Various management programmes (IMD, BI and Management at Lund)

    Previous positions

    • Executive Vice President of DNB, and various managerial positions in the same group (1985–2013)

    • Consultant, Ministry of Trade and Shipping Handels og skipsfartsdepartementet (1983–1985)

    • Board Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Norske Skog ASA

    • Board Director, Norwegian Finans Holding ASA

    • Board Director, Scatec Solar ASA

    • Board Director, HAV Eiendom AS

    • Board Director, Boligselskapet INI AS, Grønland

    • Board Chair, Røisheim Hotell AS and Board Director, Røisheim Eiendom AS

    • Board Chair, Visit Jotunheimen AS

    • Board Director and Chair of the Audit Committee, Grieg Seafood ASA

    • Board Chair, GIEK

    Positions of trust

    • Board Chair, Entur AS

    • Board Director and Chair of the Audit Committee, KID ASA

    • Board Director, Eksportfinansiering Norge (eksfin)

    • Board Director and Chair of the Audit Committee, NRC Group ASA

    Ownership in Storebrand

    Number of shares as of 12 April 2023: 27,000

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Jarle Roth

Independent Board member Storebrand ASA since 2023

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    Born

    1960

    Position

    Independent Advisor

    Education

    Master of Science degree in Business - Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) 

    Previous positions

    • CEO, Umoe Group AS

    • CEO, Arendals Fossekompani ASA

    • CEO, Export Credit Norway AS

    • Umoe Group AS 

      • Deputy CEO, Umoe Group

      • CEO, Umoe Industry AS

    • CEO, Unitor ASA

    Positions of trust

    • Head of Nomination Committee and Corporate Assembly in Equinor ASA

    • Board Director, Norfund

    • Board Director, Umoe AS/Umoe Gruppen AS 

    • Director of Frammuseet (Fram Museum)

    • Board Director, Hafslund

    Ownership in Storebrand

    Number of shares as of 12 March 2024: 9 000

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Martin Skancke

Independent Board member Storebrand ASA since 2014

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    Born

    1966

    Position

    Independent consultant

    Education

    • Authorized financial analyst (Norwegian School of Economics)

    • MSc Econ (London School of Economics and Political Science)

    • Intermediate level Russian (University of Oslo)

    • International Finance Programme (Stockholm School of Economics)

    • MSc in Economics and Business Administration (Norwegian School of Economics)

    Previous positions

    • Special Adviser, Storebrand (2011–2013)

    • Deputy Director General and Director General, Ministry of Finance (1994–2001, 2006–2011)

    • Director General, Prime Minister's (2002–2006)

    • Management Consultant, McKinsey & Company (2001–2002)

    Positions of trust

    • Board Director, Norfund

    • Board Chair, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

    • Board Director, Storebrand Livsforsikring AS

    • Member of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD)

    Ownership in Storebrand

    Number of shares as of 12 March 2024: 37 000

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Marianne Bergmann Røren

Independent Board member Storebrand ASA since 2020

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    Born

    1968

    Position

    • CEO, Mesta AS

    Education

    • Master in Law, University of Oslo, Norway

    Previous positions

    • Danske Bank Corporate & Institutions (2007-2019)

      • Global Head of COO Office

      • Global Head of Risk

      • Global Head of AML Program

      • COO and Deputy Country Manager

      • Chief Legal Adviser

    • Managing Associate (lawyer), Thommessen (2005-2007)

    • Managing Associate and Associate (lawyer), Wiersholm (2001-2005)

    • Advisor and international coordinator, Finanstilsynet (the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway) (1999-2001)

    • Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Arthur Andersen (1998-1999)

    Position of trust

    • Member of the Corporate Assembly, Telenor ASA

    • Board Director, SmartCraft ASA

    Ownership in Storebrand

    Number of shares as of 12 April 2023: 8,000

    Number of shares owned by the close associate: 2,000

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Christel Elise Borge

Independent Board Member Storebrand ASA since 2021

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    Born

    1967

    Position

    CEO, Entur AS

    Education

    • Master of computer science (NTNU)

    • INSEAD MBA Programme, Fontainebleau

    Previous positions

    • Telenor ASA (2005-2020)

      • CEO, Dipper AS

      • Senior Vice President, Head of Group Strategy and CEO Office

      • Senior Vice President, Head of Group Strategy and Portfolio Development

      • Strategy Director, Telenor Nordics, Oslo

    • Strategy Advisor, Innovation AS (2002-2004)

    • Project Manager, Schibsted (2001)

    • Director, Cell Network AS (2000-2001)

    • Strategy Advisor, McKinsey & Company (1991-1999)

    • Board Director, Sparebank1 Midt-Norge, SND Invest, Telenor Digital, Telenor Denmark, Talkmore, Component Software

    Ownership in Storebrand

    Number of shares as of 12 April 2023: 11,000

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Hanne Seim Grave

Employee elected board member Storebrand ASA since 2021

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    Born

    1974

    Position

    Senior Authorized Insurance adviser, Storebrand Forsikring AS

    Education

    • Market Economist

    • Insurance Academy

    • KanFinans and Finaut

    Previous positions

    • Authorized Insurance adviser, Akademikernes forsikringskontor

    • Storebrand Livsforsikring - advisor

    • Storebrand Livsforsikring - customer service

    • IF Skadeforsikring - Training responsible

    • Storebrand Skadeforsikring - support

    • Storebrand Skadeforsikring - sales

    • Manpower - Storebrand Eiendom

    Ownership in Storebrand

    Number of shares as of 12 April 2023: 650

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Hans-Petter Bache-Salvesen

Employee elected board member Storebrand ASA since 2020

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    Born

    1968

    Position

    Head of Union Representatives, The Finance Sector Union of Norway in Storebrand ASA

    Education

    • Marketing Communications, BI Norges Markedshøyskole/NMH

    • People Management, Høyskolen i Akershus

    Previous positions

    • Sales Manager Storebrand Bank ASA (2016-2020)

    • Sales Manager Storebrand Finansiell Rådgivning AS (2014-2016)

    • Head of Dialogue Marketing/CRM Storebrand ASA, (2012-2014)

    • Operational Manager Storebrand Baltic UAB (2010-2012)

    • Key Account Manager, Storebrand Bank ASA (2005-2010)

    • Web Manager/Project Management Storebrand Bank ASA (2003 – 2005)

    • Web Manager/Project Management Finansbanken ASA (2000-2003)

    • Employee Gjensidige Forsikring (1988-2000)

    Ownership in Storebrand

    Number of shares as of 12 April 2023: 0

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Fredrik Åtting

Independent Board member Storebrand ASA since 2020

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    Born

    1968

    Position

    Partner EQT

    Education

    • MSc (Stockholm School of Economics)

    Previous positions

    • Various positions in EQT, Sweden, Hong Kong, Germany and England (1996-)

    • Associate, Enskilda Securities, Sverige (1993-1996)

    Position of trust

    • Member of the Nomination Comittee, Securitas AB

    • Member of the Nomination Comittee, Storytel AB

    Ownership in Storebrand

    Number of shares as of 12 April 2023: 600,000

     

 
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Svein Thomas Lømork

Employee elected board member Storebrand ASA since 2023

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    Born

    1971

    Position

    Investigator and operational resource, money laundering in Storebrand Livsforsikring AS

    Education

    • Advanced investigation PHS

    • BI Norwegian Business school, various subjects including Accounting, Taxes and fees

    • The Norwegian Police University College

    Previous positions

    • BI Norwegian Business school, lecturer in financial crime

    • Criminal investigation, Asker and Bærum police district

    • Financial crime team, Asker and Bærum police district

    • Economic Crime Investigation Unit, Oslo Police District

    • General Investigation, Grønland Police Station, Oslo

    • Public Order Section, Grønland Police Station, Oslo

    • Patrol section, Grønland Police Station, Oslo

    • Norwegian army

    Ownership in Storebrand

    Number of shares as of 16.05.2023: 1 040