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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Diderik Schnitler

71 2010 Chairman of the Board

Thomas Wilhelmsen

43 2010 Group Chief Executive Officer

Christian Berg

48 2016 Group Chief Financial Officer

Erik Nyheim

2017 Senior Vice President Industrial Investments

Jan Wang

61 2017 Senior Vice President Industrial Investments

Jorn Even Hanssen

2012 Group Vice President Human Resources and Organizational Development

Benedicte Teigen Gude

2010 Group Vice President Corporate Communications

Odd Austgulen

1986 Director

Cathrine Lovenskiold Wilhelmsen

2017 Director

Carl Steen

66 2011 Director

Irene Waage Basili

50 2016 Director

Age Holm

Vice President Investments and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Diderik Schnitler

Mr. Diderik Schnitler has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA since April 14, 2010, and he has been Member of the Company's Board of Directors since 2002. Previously, he was also Deputy Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. Between 1998 and 2000, he acted as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Saga Petroleum ASA. From 1990 until 1998, he was President of Kvaerner shipbuilding and Executive Vice President of Kvaerner Group; between 1989 and 1990, he was Deputy Minister of Industry for the Norwegian government. From 1986 till 1989, he was President and CEO of EB Anker Sonnak; between 1983 and 1986, he served as President and CEO of Kaldnes AS; from 1976 to 1983, he was President and CEO of Jarlso Stoperi ASA. From 1974 until 1976, he was Production and Quality Engineer at Jarlso Stoperi ASA; between 1972 and 1974, he was Consultant at TI Oslo, and from 1971 to 1972, he worked within Engineering at L.F.K. Kjeller's Air Force. Mr. Schnitler holds Bachelor of Science degree from Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet – NTNU (Norwegian Technical University) from 1970.

Thomas Wilhelmsen

Mr. Thomas Wilhelmsen has served as Group Chief Executive Officer at Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA since October 1, 2010. Previously, he was Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer at the Company from 2009 until October 1, 2010 and Group Vice President of Shipping from 2007 until June 1, 2010. Prior to that, he acted as Regional Vice President of Barwil Unitor Ships Service from 2005 to 2007; in 2005 he was Regional Director for Europe at Wilhelmsen Maritime Services; between 2004 and 2005, he was Commercial Manager of Shipowning at Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA; from 2001 to 2004 he was Managing Director of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Investments in Australia, and from 1999 till 2001, he was Regional Pricing and Marketing Analyst at Wallenius Wilhelmsen in Australia. In 1999 Mr. Wilhelmsen received Master of Arts degree with Honors in Business Organization from the Heriot-Watt University in Scotland (1995-1999). In 2001 he graduated from Management Center Europe in Belgium, also in 2001 he completed the Developing General Management Potentional program at Cranfield University in England, and in 2004 he completed the Program for Executive Development at IMD in Switzerland.

Christian Berg

Mr. Christian Berg has been appointed Group Chief Financial Officer at Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA effective as of April 2016. Mr. Berg comes from the position as senior partner and head of credit in HitecVision (2012 – 2016). In addition, he has industrial experience from Hafslund, where he has been both CEO (2006 – 2012) and CFO (2000 – 2006) and deputy CEO from 2005, among others. Mr. Berg holds a business degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) in Bergen, Norway.

Erik Nyheim

Mr. Erik Nyheim has been Senior Vice President Industrial Investments at Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA since 2017. He previously was Chief commercial officer, COO/head of land based division, acting CFO, VP strategy & finance Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (2005-2017); Project leader The Boston Consulting Group (2000-2005) and Liutenant in The Royal Norwegian Navy (1992-1997). He studied at IMD Business School, Lausanne (2009), Norwegian School of Economics, NHH Bergen (1996-2000) The Royal Norwegian Naval Academy, Sjokrigsskolen Bergen (1993-1995) and is Officer Cadet School, BSKA Oscarsborg (1991-1992).

Jan Wang

Mr. Jan Eyvin Wang has served as Senior Vice President Industrial Investments at Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA since 2017. He was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA within Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA from 2010 till 2017. Prior to this appointment he held a corresponding position at EUKOR Car Carriers Inc. in Seoul, Korea (2007-2010), and before that, served as Managing Director of United European Car Carrier (UECC) (2004-2007). Earlier in his carrier, he spent a number of years with Wallenius Wilhelmsen, where he held such roles as President of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines Americas (2000-2004) and Senior Vice-President and Head of Commercial Division at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines (1999-2000), among others. In the past, he also worked for Nosac Inc. (1986-1994), most lately being its President (1990-1994). Prior to Nosac, he was with Barber Steamship Lines Inc. (1982-1986). He started his career in 1981 as Financial Analyst at Wilh. Wilhelmsen Ltd. Mr. Wang holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Heriot-Watt University (1981), Edinburgh, and completed Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School (2003). He attended Economic College, Oslo Handelsgymnas (1977-1978) and also studied at Army Officers School, Heistadmoen (1975-1976).

Jorn Even Hanssen

Mr. Jorn Even Hanssen has served as Group Vice President Human Resources and Organizational Development at Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA since 2012. Prior to joining the Company, he was Group Vice President OD and Communications at Bertel O Steen Holding AS (2007-2012). Earlier, he spent a year as Senior Management Consultant at Administrativt forskningsfond (NHH/AFF) (2006-2007), and before that, four years as VP/Head of Global Human Resources at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics AS (2002-2006). Mr. Even Hanssen also has experience as HR Director from Lindorff Payment AS (2000-2002) and as Consultant from Teleplan AS. In the past, he also held various positions at Royal Norwegian Air Force (1987-2000), where he attended officers’ training school (1986-1987) and Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy I and II (1988-1993). Mr. Even Hanssen holds a Master of Arts degree from Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet – NTNU (1995), and a Master of Management degree from Handelshoyskolen BI (1998). He also studied at Norwegian Joint Staff College (1999) and IMD/Switzerland, Global Leadership Development Program (2004-2005).

Benedicte Teigen Gude

Ms. Benedicte Teigen Gude has served as Group Vice President Corporate Communications at Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA since 2010. Previously, between 2005 and 2010, she was Communication Manager at Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA. Earlier in her carrier, from 2002 to 2005, she was Communication Advisor at Norske Skogindustrier ASA, between 1997 and 2002, Senior Advisor at the Norwegian Armed Forces, and between 1996 and 1997, Advisor at the Office of the Auditor General of Norway. Ms. Gude holds a Master's degree in Political Science from Universitetet i Oslo (1996). Apart from this, she completed courses in Linguistics and Russian at universities in Oslo and Bergen (1998), as well as in Public Relations (PR) and Communication the BI Norwegian School of Management (2002). Moreover, she attended the Shipping program (2006), the Innovation Management in a Global Business Perspective program (2007), Management Skills Development Program at and Project Management program (2008), all at WW Academy.

Odd Austgulen

Mr. Odd Rune Austgulen has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA since 1986. Since 1993 he has been Chair and Owner of private investment and real estate business. Between 1986 and 1993, he acted as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Investa AS; and from 1981 until 1986, he held a corresponding position at Realia AS. Between 1979 and 1981, he was Director and Secretary to the Board of Directors at Vesta Insurance, and prior to that, from 1977 to 1979, he was Investment Manager of Vesta Insurance. Mr. Austgulen holds Master of Business Administration and Master of Law degrees.

Cathrine Lovenskiold Wilhelmsen

Ms. Cathrine Lovenskiold Wilhelmsen has been Director of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA since April 27, 2017. She holds Master of Business and Economics from the BI Norwegian Business School. Since 2005, she has been Coach and leadership development Oslo National Academy of the arts, Pevelop, Leadership CBM and BestForberedt, Author, WilhelmsenWinter Barnebokforlag. She was relationship manager at Nordea Bank Norge ASA, Shipping, Offshore & Oil Services (1995-2005).

Carl Steen

Mr. Carl Erik Steen has been Member of the Board of Directors of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA since 2011. Mr. Steen started his career as Consultant for Shipping Research Services, where he worked from 1975 until 1977. Between 1977 and 1978, he served as Chief Executive Officer, Wallpaper Production for A/S Tento, and from 1978 to 1983 he was Director in I.M. Skaugen A/S. In the years 1983 - 1987 he served as Managing Director for Christiania Bank Luxembourg and as First Vice President, Shipping Department in Christiania Bank and Kreditkasse ASA between 1987 and 1989. He later became Senior Vice President in the same company and held the post from 1989 to 1992, and then moved to the position of Executive Vice President, Shipping/Transport between 1992 and 2000. Between 2000 and 2001 he served as Executive Vice President, Christiana International, Christiania Bank and Kreditkasse ASA. In 2001 Mr. Steen joined Nordea bank as Head of Shipping, Offshore and Oil Services Division and in 2007 he became Head of Shipping, Oil Services & International Division in the same company. Mr. Steen holds Master of Science degree in Industrial Management Engineering awarded by E.T.H. (Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich) in 1975.

Irene Waage Basili

Ms. Irene Waage Basili has been Director of Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA since May 3, 2016. Currently, Ms. Basili holds the position as CEO at GC Rieber Shipping ASA since 2010. She was previously vice president at Peroleum Geo Services ASA (2008 - 2010) and CEO at Arrow Seismic ASA (2007 - 2008). She was also part of the Wilhelmsen group for some ten years, latest as commercial director in Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (2004 - 2007), among others. Ms. Basili is board member of Kongsberg Group ASA since 2011 and Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd since 2014. She holds Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Boston University, School of Management (1988-1991).

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