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

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

  • Chairman of the Board, NWT Media AS
  • Board member, Grieg Star Shipping
  • Board member, Lerøy Seafood Group
  • Chairman of the Board, SH Holding (solstrand Fjord Hotell)

Ownership in Storebrand

Number of shares as of 31th December 2020: 40 000

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 DNB and various other managerial positions in the same group (1985-2013)
  • Consultant, Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Shipping (1983–1985)
  • Board Member and Head of Audit Committee Norske Skog ASA
  • Board Member Norwegian Finans Holding ASA
  • Board Member Scatec Solar ASA
  • Board Member HAV Eiendom AS
  • Board Member Boligselskapet INI AS, Grønland
  • Chairman of the Board Røisheim Hotell AS and Board Member Røisheim Eiendom AS
  • Chairman of the Board Visit Jotunheimen AS
  • Board Member and Head of Audit Committee Grieg Seafood ASA

Positions of trust

  • Chairman of the Board, GIEK
  • Charman of the Board, Entur AS
  • Board Member and Head of Audit Committee, KID ASA
  • Board Member in GIEK

Ownership in Storebrand

Number of shares as of 31th December 2020: 27 000

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

  • Chairman of the Board, Principles of Responsible Investments (PRI)
  • Board member, Norfund
  • Board member, Storebrand Livsforsikring AS
  • Member of Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure

Ownership in Storebrand

Number of shares as of 31th December 2020: 27 500

Marianne Bergmann Røren

Independent Board member Storebrand ASA since 2020

Marianne Røren_sirkel

Born

1968

Position

  • CEO, Mesta AS

Education

  • Cand.Jur. (University of Oslo)

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 nomination comittee, Telenor ASA
  • Board member EBA

Ownership in Storebrand

Number of shares as of 31th December 2020: 0

Karl Sundland

Independent Board member Storebrand ASA since 2019

Karl_sirkel

Born

1977

Position

Executive Vice President & CCO, SAS

Education

MSc Industrial Engineering and Management, University of Linköping

Previous positions

  • EVP Commercial, SAS
  • EVP & Chief Strategy Officer, SAS (2014-2017)
  • Vice President, Network, SAS (2009-2014)
  • Vice President, Commercial, SAS (2007-2009)
  • Vice President, Corporate Development, SAS (2006-2007)
  • Director, Business Strategies, SAS (2004-2006)
  • Consultant, McKinsey & Company (2001-2004)

Ownership in Storebrand

Number of shares as of 31th December 2020: 3 000

Christel Elise Borge

Independent Board member Storebrand ASA since 2021

Born

1967

Position

CEO, Entur AS

Education

  • Master of computer science (NTNU)
  • INSEAD MBA Programme, Fontainebleu

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
    • Director Strategy in Telenor Nordic, Oslo
  • Senior Manager, Innovation AS (2002-2004)
  • Project Leader Broadband Schibsted (2001)
  • Director i Cell Network AS (2000-2001)
  • Engagement Manager i McKinsey & Company (1991-1999)

Ownership in Storebrand

Number of shares as of 31th December 2020: 0

Fredrik Åtting

Independent Board member in Storebrand ASA since 2020

Fredrik_sirkel

Born

1968

Position

Partner and CO-Head of EQT Public Value

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

  • Chairman of the nomitation committee, BHG Group AB
  • Chairman of nomitation committee, Adapteo Plc

Ownership in Storebrand

Number of shares as of 31th December 2020: 0

Number of shares owned by the close associate, EQT Public Value Investments S.à r.l, as of  7th December 2020: 18 500 000

Magnus Gard

Employee elected board member Storebrand ASA since 2019

Magnus_sirkel

Born

1978

Position

Team Manager BM New Business 

Education

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

Previous positions

  • Account Manager Partners PM (2020)
  • Sales Manager Pension and Investements (2013-2019)
  • Authorized financial advisor, Storebrand Livsforsikring AS (2007-2013)
  • Account Manager Mamut ASA (2004-2007)
  • Rosa Index ASA Storebrand (2004)
  • Centennial AS (2003-2004)

Ownership in Storebrand

Number of shares as of 31th December 2020: 1 633

Hans-Petter Salvesen

Employee elected board member Storebrand ASA since 2020

Hans Petter_sirkel

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 31th December 2020: 0

Bodil Catherine Valvik

Employee elected board member Storebrand ASA since 2020

Bodil_sirkel

Born

1973

Position

Head of Fund Administration in Storebrand Asset Management ASA

Education

BA(Hons) Travel & Tourism Management, University of Northumbria at Newcastle

Previous positions

  • Manager, Customer Services, Public pensions, Storebrand Pensjonstjenester AS (2018-2020)
  • Manager, Customer Service, Pension & Savings, Storebrand PM (2013-2018)
  • Manager Customer Service Link and Mutal Funds, Storebrand Kapitalforvaltning (2007-2012)
  • Manager Customer Service Link, Storebrand Livsforsikring (2002-2006)
  • Manager for Helpline Link, Storebrand Livsforsikring (2001-2002)
  • Financial advisor, Storebrand Livsforsikring (1999-2001)

Ownership in Storebrand

Number of shares as of 31th December 2020: 870