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Gjensidige Forsikring ASA (GJFS.OL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Inge Hansen

70 2008 Chairman of the Board

Helge Baastad

56 2003 Chief Executive Officer

Jostein Amdal

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Kaare Ostgaard

52 2015 Executive Vice President, Technology and Development

Cecilie Ditlev-Simonsen

52

Jorgen Ringdal

56 2006 Executive Vice President of Group Staff and General Services

Krister Aanesen

2016 Acting Executive Vice President Private

Sigurd Austin

45 2015 Executive Vice President Claims

Mats Gottschalk

39 2015 Executive Vice President Commercial

Catharina Hellerud

48 2016 Executive Vice President, Analytics, Product and Price

Kim Rud-Petersen

46 2010 Executive Vice President Nordic

Per Bjorge

66 2011 Director

Knud Daugaard

2016 Director

John Giverholt

2016 Director

Lotte Kronholm Sjoberg

44 2015 Director, Employee Representative

Gisele Marchand

58 2010 Director

Gunnar Mjatvedt

56 2007 Director, Employee Representative

Anne Nyhammer

2016 Director, Employee Representative

Mette Rostad

52 2012 Director

Tine Wollebekk

54 2014 Director

Janne Flessum

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Inge Hansen

Mr. Inge K. Hansen has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since 2008. He previously held various executive positions, such as Executive Vice President of Statoil, Chief Executive Officer of Aker Kvaerner and Consultant at Aker ASA. He is Chairman of the Boards 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. Further he is 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. He holds a degree in Business Economics from Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH.

Helge Baastad

Mr. Helge Leiro Baastad has served as Chief Executive Officer of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since 2003. He has been part of the Group Management of the Company since 2001. He joined the Company in 1998 and since then has held a number of executive roles. Before joining the Company, he held a number of positions with Jordan AS between 1987 and 1998 and at Denofa and Lilleborg Fabrikker, a unit of Orkla ASA, between 1984 and 1987. He is also Member of the Board of Finance Norway (FNO) and Ungt Entreprenorskap. He was Chairman of the Board of Gjensidige Bank Holding AS from 2006 to 2011. He holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH.

Jostein Amdal

Mr. Jostein Amdal has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, effective as of October 1, 2016. He has been head of capital management and M&A for the past two years, and was previously head of Group risk.

Kaare Ostgaard

Mr. Kaare S. Ostgaard has been Executive Vice President, Technology and Development at Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since January 1, 2015. Before that, he was Executive Vice President of Claims and IT of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA from June 20, 2011. He joined Gjensidige in 2004 and has been member of the Senior Group Management since 2011. He came from a position as Head of IT in Gjensidige. In addition, he was Head of the Integration of Nykredit Forsikring in Denmark, following the acquisition in 2010. His previous experience includes the position as Deputy Managing Director of ErgoGroup from 1999 to 2004. He holds a Master of General Business from the Norwegian Business School (Handelshoyskolen BI).

Cecilie Ditlev-Simonsen

Ms. Cecilie Ditlev-Simonsen no longer serves as Executive Vice President, Brand Management, Communications and Marketing in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, effective as of November 15, 2016 (middle of November). She has held this position since May 2011. She previously was Managing Director of JKL Group AS. She previously also was Executive Vice President of Norsk Hydro ASA and the Norwegian State Railways. She has also served as Communication Manager of IBM Nordic. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the Northwestern University in the United States.

Jorgen Ringdal

Mr. Jorgen Inge Ringdal has served as Executive Vice President of Group Staff and General Services of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since 2006. He has worked for the Company since 1996 and has been member of the group management since 1996. He has held various executive positions within the group, including Corporate President of Economics/Finance. Before joining the Company, he served in a number of managerial positions, such as Assistant Chief Auditor with Norges Bank from 1989 to 1993 and as Manager with KPMG from 1993 to 1996. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH and is State Authorized Public Accountant.

Krister Aanesen

Mr. Krister Aanesen has been appointed Acting Executive Vice President Private at Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, effective as of October 1, 2016. Aanesen has been in charge of performance management in the Private segment for the past year before the appointment, and previously managed Gjensidige's motor insurance department.

Sigurd Austin

Mr. Sigurd Austin has been Executive Vice President Claims at Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since January 1, 2015. He was Executive Vice President of Commercial of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA from June 20, 2011 until January 1, 2015. He joined the Company in 2003 and has held various executive positions in the Group, most recently as Head of small and medium-sized businesses and the agricultural sector. He previously held various managing positions in the Norwegian Armed Forces. He is Member of the Board of SOS International. He studied at the Norwegian Military Academy, holds a Master of Science degree from Handelshoyskolen BI (Norwegian Business School) and a Master's of Business Administration degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH).

Mats Gottschalk

Mr. Mats C. Gottschalk has been Executive Vice President Commercial at Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since January 1, 2015. He was Executive Vice President Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions at the Company from December 19, 2011 until January 1, 2015. Mr. Gottschalk came from Goldman Sachs International in London where he worked as an Executive Director in the Investment Banking Division, focusing on strategic advisory and M&A within the financial institutions sector in Europe. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs he worked as an associate in the investment banking division at J.P. Morgan in London. Mr. Gottschalk holds a Master of Science degree in industrial economics and technology management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the University of St. Gallen.

Catharina Hellerud

Ms. Catharina Hellerud has been appointed Executive Vice President, Analytics, Product and Price of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA, effective as of October 1, 2016. She no longer serves as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company, effective as of October 1, 2016. She has held that position since December 19, 2011. Prior to this, she was Acting CFO of the Company since May 16, 2011, and before that, she held the position of Group Controller. She was also Head of Investor Relations at the Company in 2007. Ms. Hellerud previously worked for Oslo Stock Exchange, and she was Accountant at Ernst & Young. She holds a degree in Business Economics from Handelshoyskolen BI and is Certified Public Accountant from Norges Handelshoyskole (NHH).

Kim Rud-Petersen

Mr. Kim Rud-Petersen has been Executive Vice President Nordic at Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since 2010. He has held various positions in the company, latest as Head of Commercial in the Danish business. He was appointed as Head of Commercial in Kommuneforsikring in 2005, and also previously worked in various positions for Codan and AON. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Compass Human Resources Group A/S and Sundhedsdoktor A/S. He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from University of Monaco and IRM from Insurance Institute of America.

Per Bjorge

Mr. Per Arne Bjorge has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since June 1, 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, Havstal AS and in the co-ownership Ovre Volsdalsberga. Among other things, he has previously been a bank director with Kredittkassen and lead auditor with Fiskernes Bank. He has a bachelor in economics and is a qualified auditor. He has also completed the Administrative Research Institute’s executive management program, and is a graduate of the Bank Academy.

Knud Daugaard

John Giverholt

Lotte Kronholm Sjoberg

Ms. Lotte Kronholm Sjoberg has been Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since May 28, 2016. She is chair of the staff union in Gjensidige Forsikring Denmark. Among other things, she has previously held position as a consultant in the change and 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.

Gisele Marchand

Ms. Gisele Marchand has been Member of the Board of Directors of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since 2010. She is CEO in the law firm 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. Further she is a board member and chair of the audit committee of Norgesgruppen ASA. She has previous experienced from several boards, such as Norske Skog ASA and Oslo Boors 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.

Gunnar Mjatvedt

Mr. Gunnar Mjatvedt has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since 2007. He is also Gjensidige’s senior employee representative. He has previously held positions as a sales consultant and senior consultant, and he has nearly 20 years of experience of the insurance sector. He studied mathematics and science subjects at upper secondary school.

Anne Nyhammer

Mette Rostad

Ms. Mette Rostad has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since May 29, 2012. She is self employed. She was previously Chief Financial Officer of Aker Verdal, Managing Director of Aker FDV and Managing Director of Clean-Tech Mid-Norway. She is Member of the Board of Gjensidigestiftelsen and Innherred Renovasjon, Visit Innherred, Mesta Konsern, NTE Elektro, Helse Nord-Trondelag, Kunnskapsparken in Steinkjer, Verdal Naeringsforum, Innerred Vekst and Stiklestad Golfklubb. She holds a Master's degree in Economics from Handelshoyskolen BI.

Tine Wollebekk

Ms. Tine Gottlob Wollebekk has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Gjensidige Forsikring ASA since May 27, 2014. She is Senior Vice President responsible for global financial services at Telenor ASA, Chairman of the board of MicroEnsure Asia Ltd and Tameer Micro Finance Bank and Board member of PM Retail, Goodtech ASA, Tybring Gjedde, Moller Gruppen AS, Idea Foundation, Aars AS, Telenor Kapitalforvaltning AS, Finn Clausen Gruppen ASA. She previously worked at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of SEB Kort and Country Manager for SEB in Norway. She holds a Master of Science degree in International Business from Copenhagen Business School.

Janne Flessum