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Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KOG.OL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Eivind Reiten

64 2017 Chairman of the Board

Geir Haoy

50 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer

Irene Waage Basili

49 2015 Deputy Chairman of the Board

Harald Aaro

2017 Interim Chief Financial Officer

Even Aas

55 2009 Group Executive Vice President, Public Affairs

Egil Haugsdal

55 2016 Executive Vice President, President of Kongsberg Maritime

Espen Henriksen

51 Executive Vice President, President of Kongsberg Protech Systems

Hege Skryseth

49 2016 Executive Vice President, President of Kongsberg Digital

Wenche Helgesen Andersen

51 2016 Chief Administration Officer

Eirik Lie

50 2017 President of Kongsberg Defense Systems

Sigmund Bakke

2017 Director, Employee Representative

Elisabeth Fossan

2017 Director, Employee Representative

Morten Henriksen

2013 Director

Martha Kold Bakkevig

55 2017 Director

Helge Lintvedt

59 2009 Director, Employee Representative

Anne-Grete Strom-Erichsen

2015 Director

Jan Hoff

Group Vice President Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Eivind Reiten

Mr. Eivind K. Reiten has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA since April 26, 2017. He holds a Master in Economics (Cand.oecon) from the University of Oslo (1978). He has 30 years of experience from business and politics, including the position as State Secretary, Minister for Fisheries and Minister for Petroleum and Energy. He has experience in Board-work, strategy and analysis. He worked 23 years in Hydro, the last 9 years as CEO. He also serves as Member of the Advisory Board of Stena Group, Chairman of the Board of The Crown Prince and Crown Princess' Foundation, Constructor Group AS, Anaxo Capital AS and AS Backe, and as Non-executive Director of Globeleq Ltd.

Geir Haoy

Mr. Geir Haoy has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA effective as of June 6, 2016. He has previously been Executive Vice President of the Company and President of Kongsberg Maritime. He joined the Company in June 1993, holding various management positions since 1996. He has international experience from various positions in Kongsberg Maritime, where he has been President since 2010. He has, among other positions, been Head of Kongsberg Maritime's activities in Singapore and in Busan, South-Korea and has served as Executive Vice President for Global Customer Support. He graduated in Engineering from Vestfold University College (Hogskolen i Vestfold) in 1989.

Irene Waage Basili

Ms. Irene Waage Basili has served as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA since May 7, 2015. She has been Director of the Company since 2011. She is Chief Executive Officer of GC Rieber Shipping ASA. She serves as Member on the Boards of Odfjell SE and Reef Subsea. Ms. Waage Basili holds a degree in Business Administration (International Management) from Boston University (1990) and took management programs at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland (2005/2006) and Solstrand Management Program, Bergen, Norway (2002/2003).

Harald Aaro

Mr. Harald Aaro has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA effective as of April 1, 2017. He has been Group Executive Vice President, Business Development at the Company since August 11, 2015. He has served as Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales Kongsberg Defence Systems and has previously broad management experience from Navico, McKinsey, HSD Shipping and the Royal Norwegian Navy.

Even Aas

Mr. Even Aas has been Group Executive Vice President, Public Affairs at Kongsberg Gruppen ASA since January 1, 2009. He was previously Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications of the Company. Prior to Kongsberg, he served for the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions, and was a Political Advisor and later State Secretary for Commerce and Shipping in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In the past, he also worked for Telenor ASA. Mr. Aas is Chairman of Maritime Forum and Expo 2012 Norway. He obtained a degree in Economics from Universitetet i Oslo in 1988.

Egil Haugsdal

Mr. Egil Haugsdal has been appointed Executive Vice President, President of Kongsberg Maritime at Kongsberg Gruppen ASA, effective as of June 6, 2016. He no longer serves as President Kongsberg Oil and Gas Technologies at Kongsberg Gruppen ASA, effective as of June 6, 2016. He has held this position since August 11, 2015. He was Executive Vice President of Business Development at the Company from January 1, 2013 until August 10, 2015. Previously, he served as President of Kongsberg Protech Systems at the Company from January 1, 2009. He has been with the Group since 1996. He began his professional career in AS Kongsberg Vapenfabrikk. He later held managerial positions within logistics and production in ABB for 10 years. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Hogskolen i Gjovik (Gjovik University College).

Espen Henriksen

Mr. Espen Henriksen serves as Executive Vice President and President of Kongsberg Protech Systems within Kongsberg Gruppen ASA. He joined the Company in 2007. He has 15 years of experience from Kvaerner Eureka and Aker Subsea, 10 of those years in senior positions. In 2007 he took over the global responsibility for procurement, manufacturing and IT at Kongsberg Protech Systems (KPS). He also has experience as Line Manager for subsidiaries KPS U.S. and KPS Canada. Mr. Henriksen graduated from Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet in 1989.

Hege Skryseth

Ms. Hege Skryseth has been appointed Executive Vice President and President of Kongsberg Digital at Kongsberg Gruppen ASA, effective as of May 18, 2016. She no longer serves as Group Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer at Kongsberg Gruppen ASA, effective as of May 18, 2016. She has held this position since January 1, 2015. She no longer serves as Head of Strategic Skills and Talent Development and Strategic Marketing / Communications at the Company as of January 1, 2015. She has held this position since December 2013. She previously worked as Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Norway and began her work at KONGSBERG during the autumn of 2013. She has international experience and holds over 10 years of experience from executive management level within the Information Technology industry. She has formerly been EVP of Geogroup AS and CEO of Geodata AS. She is Board Member of Norconsult AS, NHO and Deputy Chair of the Board of Abelia. She holds EMBA degree from Norges Handelshoyskole Bergen (NHH) and Bachelor from Handelshoyskolen BI as well as is college graduate NITH.

Wenche Helgesen Andersen

Ms. Wenche Helgesen Andersen has been appointed Chief Administration Officer of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA effective as of May 18, 2016. She holds long international management experience and comes from a management position in FMC Technologies responsible for a global product line. She holds a background as an engineer and has more than 26 years of international experience from the oil and gas industry.

Eirik Lie

Mr. Eirik Lie has been President of Kongsberg Defense Systems within Kongsberg Gruppen ASA since January 5, 2017. He has been Acting President of Kongsberg Defense Systems since August 2016. Eirik Lie holds a background as a software engineer and has worked within KONGSBERG's defense business his entire career. Lie has since 2006 headed the Integrated Defense Systems division. Prior to this, he has, amongst others, experience from working in the USA, as a specialist on air defense systems and as head of development.

Sigmund Bakke

Elisabeth Fossan

Morten Henriksen

Mr. Morten Henriksen has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA since May 3, 2013. He is Chair of the Audit Committee. He is Executive Director Technology at Arendals Fossekompani ASA. Apart from this, he holds directorships at EFD Induction, Scanmatic, Markedskraft, Flumill and Arendals Water Resources Usage Community. He graduated in Electric Power from Norges Tekniske Hoyskole, Trondheim (NTH) in 1991.

Martha Kold Bakkevig

Helge Lintvedt

Mr. Helge Lintvedt has been Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA since 2009. He is Member of the Audit Committee. He is Senior Project Engineer at Kongsberg Defence Systems. He has been with the Group since 1979. He is also Member of the Boards of NITO – The Norwegian Society of Engineers and Technologists, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS. He is Engineer from Kongsberg Ingeniorhoyskole.

Anne-Grete Strom-Erichsen

Ms. Anne-Grete Strom-Erichsen has been Director of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA since May 7, 2015. She is Member of the Audit Committee. She also serves as Managing Partner Norway, Rud Pedersen Public Affairs Company AS. She holds Engineer Exam at the University of Bergen (1974), IT studies, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology USA (1980/1981). She has eight years of experience as Cabinet Minister, City Chief Commissioner and Mayor in Bergen, 20 years in the IT business. She is Member of the Board of Bergen Art Association, Deputy Chair of the Board of Nordhordland helsehus IKS.

Jan Hoff