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Kjell Inge Røkke

Chairman

Kjell Inge Røkke

Kjell Inge Røkke (born 1958), Aker ASA’s main owner, has been a driving force in the development of Aker since the 1990s. Mr. Røkke launched his business career with the purchase of a 69-foot trawler in the United States in 1982, and gradually built a leading worldwide fisheries business. In 1996, the Røkke controlled company, RGI, purchased enough Aker shares to become Aker’s largest shareholder, and later merged RGI with Aker. Mr. Røkke is also currently director of Aker BP, Kvaerner, Ocean Yield, Aker BioMarine and Aker Energy.

As at 31 December 2019, Mr. Røkke holds 50 673 577 (68.2 per cent) in Aker ASA through his investment company TRG AS and its subsidiaries, and has no stock options. Mr. Røkke is a Norwegian citizen. He has been elected for the period 2018–2022.

Finn Berg Jacobsen

Deputy Chairman

Finn Berg Jacobsen

Finn Berg Jacobsen (born 1940) holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and is a state authorised auditor. He has held various positions with Arthur Andersen & Co, and worked as Regional Managing Partner for the Nordic  countries from 1983– 1999. From 2001–2005, Mr. Berg Jacobsen worked as CFO and Chief of Staff at Aker Kvaerner. He is currently working as a consultant within corporate governance, compliance and corporate finance. Mr. Berg Jacobsen has served on several corporate boards and has also been member and chairman of supervisory committees and task forces in several associations and organizations. He has been awarded the Royal Order of St. Olav for his contributions to the advancement of auditing and accounting in Norway.

As at 31 December 2019, Mr. Berg Jacobsen holds 5 159 shares in Aker ASA, through FBJConsulting AS, and has no stock options. Mr. Berg Jacobsen is a Norwegian citizen. He has been elected for the period 2010–2021.

Kristin Krohn Devold

Director

Kristin Krohn Devold

Kristin Krohn Devold (born 1961) was a Member of the Norwegian Parliament for the Conservative Party from 1993 to 2005. She was Minister of Defense from 2001 to 2005. Ms. Krohn Devold is currently the management director of the Norwegian Hospitality Association (NHO Reiseliv) and director of several companies, including Aker ASA, Aker Kværner Holding AS, Dark AS and BRABANK ASA. She has an MSc degree from the Norwegian School of economics (NHH) and has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Bergen.

As at 31 December 2019, Ms. Krohn Devold holds no shares in Aker ASA, and has no stock options. Ms. Krohn Devold is a Norwegian citizen. She has been elected for the period 2020-2021.

Karen Simon

Director

Karen Simon

Karen Simon (born 1959) retired as a Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, from JPMorgan in December 2019. Over her 36 years with JPMorgan, she held a number of positions including Global Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage; Co-Head of EMEA Debt Capital Markets and Head of EMEA Oil & Gas coverage. She has extensive corporate finance experience. Ms. Simon is a dual US/UK citizen and has worked in London, New York City and Houston. She serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of Energean plc, listed on the London Stock Exchange, as well as a Director for several nonprofit organizations.

As at 31 December 2019, Ms. Simon holds no shares in Aker ASA, and has no stock options. She is a dual UK and US citizen. She has been elected for the period 2019-2021.

Atle Tranøy

Director, Elected by the employees

Atle Tranøy

Atle Tranøy (born 1957) is trained as a pipe fitter and has been an employee of Kværner Stord AS since 1976. Mr. Tranøy has been a fulltime employee representative since 1983. Mr. Tranøy is also the chairperson of the Global Works Council in Aker, and a director of the board of the Norwegian united federation of trade unions, Fellesforbundet.

As at 31 December 2019, Mr. Tranøy holds no shares in Aker ASA, and has no stock options. Mr. Tranøy is a Norwegian citizen. He has been elected for the period 2019–2021.

Arnfinn Stensø

Director, Elected by the employees

Arnfinn Stensø

Arnfinn Stensø (born 1957) has been employed by Aker Solutions (former Aker Offshore Partner) n Stavanger since 1998. He is educated electrical engineer. Mr. Stensø is member of the negotiating committee in NITO (Norwegian Engineers and technologist organization) and of the liaison committee NITO – NHO.

As at 31 December 2019, Mr. Stensø holds no shares in Aker ASA and has no stock options. Arnfinn Stensø is Norwegian citizen. He has been elected for the period 2019-2021.

Tommy Angelveit

Director, Elected by the employees

Tommy Angelveit

Tommy Angeltveit (born 1965) has worked as a mechanic at the Controls division in Aker Solutions SLS Norway since 2003. Mr. Angeltveit has occupational education as a service electronics engineer. He previously served as an employee representative at the board of Aker Subsea. Mr. Angeltveit is full time employee representative and manager for Industry Energy section 47.

As of 12. mars 2020, Mr. Angeltveit holds 500 shares in Aker ASA, and has no stock options. Tommy Angeltveit is a Norwegian citizen. He has been elected for the period 2019-2021.