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Aker ASA (AKER.OL)

AKER.OL on Oslo Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kjell Rokke

62 Chairman of the Board

Oyvind Eriksen

56 2009 President and Chief Executive Officer

Finn Berg Jacobsen

79 2011 Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Svein Stoknes

50 2019 Chief Financial Officer

Kristian Monsen Rokke

37 2018 Chief Investment Officer

Haakon Berg

45 Investment Director – Responsible for the Follow-Up of Aker Asa's Oil Service Investments

Alexander Krane

43 2019 Investment Director – Responsible for the Follow-Up of Aker Asa’s Investments in Oil And Gas Exploration and Production

Arild Frick

39 2014 General Counsel

Baard Snekkevik

53 Corporate Treasurer

Torbjorn Kjus

49 2019 Chief Economist and Head of Investor Relations

Atle Kigen

61 2010 Head of Corporate Communications

Tommy Angeltveit

54 2017 Director, Employees Representative

Arnfinn Stenso

62 2013 Director, Employees Representative

Atle Tranoy

62 2004 Director, Employees Representative

Kristin Krohn Devold

58 2007 Independent Director

Karen Simon

61 2013 Independent Director

Per Reppe

2016 Investor Relations Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kjell Rokke

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

Oyvind Eriksen

Mr. Oyvind Eriksen has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Aker ASA since January 1, 2009. Mr. Eriksen holds a law degree from the University of Oslo. He joined Norwegian law firm BA-HR in 1990, where he became a partner in 1996 and a director/ chairman in 2003. As a corporate attorney he among other things worked with strategic and operational development, M&A and negotiations. Among other, Mr. Eriksen worked closely with Aker. Mr. Eriksen has held several board positions in different industries, including shipping, finance, asset management, offshore drilling, fisheries, media, trade and industry. As CEO Mr. Eriksen is currently chairman of the board in Aker BP ASA, Aker Solutions ASA, Cognite AS, Aker Capital AS and Aker Kvaerner Holding AS, and a director of several companies, including Aker Energy AS, Akastor ASA, The Resource Group TRG AS, TRG Holding AS and Reitangruppen AS.

Finn Berg Jacobsen

Mr. Finn Berg Jacobsen has served as Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of Aker ASA since April 14, 2011. He has been Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since April 8, 2010. He has held various positions with Arthur Andersen & Co, and worked as Regional Managing Partner 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 the board, supervisory committees and task forces of several associations and organizations. He holds Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School of Harvard University, and is State Authorized Auditor. He was awarded the Royal Order of St. Olav in 2000 for his contribution to the advancement of auditing and accounting in Norway. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company.

Svein Stoknes

Mr. Svein Oskar Stoknes has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at AKER ASA, effective as of August 1, 2019. He has worked at Aker Solutions ASA since 2007 and was named CFO in September 2014. He graduated from the Norwegian School of Management and has an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Kristian Monsen Rokke

Mr. Kristian Monsen Rokke has served as Chief Investment Officer of Aker ASA since January 1, 2018. He served as Director of the Company between April 22, 2016 and December 31, 2017. He has extensive experience from offshore oil services, shipbuilding industry and mergers and transactions. He joined Aker ASA from Akastor, an investment company listed on the stock exchange, where he was the CEO from 2015. He is Chair of the board of Akastor ASA, Director of TRG Holding AS, Aker Capital AS, Aker Solutions ASA and previously a Director of Aker ASA. He holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Haakon Berg

Mr. Haakon Berg serves as Investment Director – Responsible for the Follow-Up of Aker Asa's Oil Service Investments at Aker ASA. He joined Aker ASA in 2016. Berg has previously worked as head of M&A for Aker Solutions, and as CFO for Aker Solutions Well Services. Berg has also worked as vice president of transactions and business development at Aker. Before joining Aker, Berg worked as CFO for AGR and chief of finances at Bravida. Mr. Berg holds the degree M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH (the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)).

Alexander Krane

Mr. Alexander Krane has been Investment Director – Responsible for the Follow-Up of Aker Asa’s Investments in Oil And Gas Exploration and Production at AKER ASA since 2019. Before joining Aker ASA, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Aker BP from 2012 to 2019. Prior to this, Mr. Krane worked as the Corporate Controller at Aker ASA. He also has previous experience from his work as a public accountant with KPMG, both in Norway and in the U.S. Mr. Krane holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (“sivilokonom”) from Nord University Business School and an MBA degree from the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen. He is also a state authorized public accountant in Norway.

Arild Frick

Mr. Arild Storen Frick has served as General Counsel at Aker ASA since 2014. Mr. Frick previously worked as a lawyer at Aker Solutions, and before this, he worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company, as well as senior associate at the law firm, BA-HR. Mr. Frick is also the managing director for Aker Kvaerner Holding, and manages the election committees at Aker BP, Ocean Yield, Kvaerner and American Shipping Company. He is also a member of the election committees in Akastor, Aker Solutions, and Philly Shipyards. Mr. Frick has a law degree from Universitetet i Oslo (the University of Oslo), Norway.

Baard Snekkevik

Mr. Baard Snekkevik serves as Corporate Treasurer at Aker ASA. He joined Aker ASA in 1996 and has been head of Treasury since 2004. Before this, he has worked on a number of M&A and financing projects at Aker, and has served as Partner at Aker Finans AS and as Vice President of Aker RGI Seafoods. Mr. Snekkevik has previously worked as advisor at Industri- og Skipsbanken, as well as the Norwegian Trade Council in Oslo and London. Mr. Snekkevik holds the degree M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH (the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)).

Torbjorn Kjus

Mr. Torbjorn Kjus has been Chief Economist and Head of Investor Relations at AKER ASA since 2019. He came from the position as Asset Manager at Vistin Trading. Prior to this, he served as Chief Oil and Gas Analyst at DNB Markets for close to 11 years until the summer of 2018. Mr. Kjus has extensive and broad experience in analyzing energy markets, both from the industry (Norsk Hydro in Oslo and BP in London) and from the financial sector. Mr. Kjus holds a MBA degree in Accounting (State Authorized Public Accountant) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen.

Atle Kigen

Mr. Atle Kigen has served as Head of Corporate Communications at Aker ASA since March 1, 2010. He joined the Company in October 2006. Prior to this, he was Head of Communication at Kvaerner ASA and held a Chief Executive Officer position at a Public Relations agency, GCI Monsen. He has also been Editor in Chief of the Norwegian business magazine Okonomisk Rapport, and a business and economics editor at Aftenposten and NRK Nyheter. Apart from that, he used to work as journalist at Dagens Naeringsliv. He holds a degree in Business Administration and Marketing, and has corporate communication and journalism experience.

Tommy Angeltveit

Mr. Tommy Angeltveit has served as Director, Employees Representative at Aker ASA since April 21, 2017. He previously held the same position from March 16, 2011 until April 17, 2015. He 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.

Arnfinn Stenso

Mr. Arnfinn Stenso has been Director, Employees Representative of Aker ASA since April 17, 2013. He has been employed by Aker Solutions (former Aker Offshore Partner) in Stavanger since 1998. He is educated electrical engineer. Mr. Stenso is member of the negotiating committee in NITO (Norwegian Engineers and technologist organization) and of the liaison committee NITO – NHO.

Atle Tranoy

Mr. Atle Tranoy has served as Director, Employees Representative of Aker ASA since 2004. He is trained as a as a pipe fitter and has been an employee of Kvaerner Stord AS since 1976. Mr. Tranoy has been a fulltime employee representative since 1983. Mr. Tranoy is also the chairperson of the Global Works Council in Aker and Director of the Board of the Norwegian united federation of trade unions, Fellesforbundet.

Kristin Krohn Devold

Ms. Kristin Krohn Devold has served as Independent Director of Aker ASA since March 29, 2007. She 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 Kvaerner Holding AS, Evry and Chamber of Commerce of Sweden and Norway. She holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH, and holds a Bachelor degree in Sociology from Universitet i Bergen. She has served as Member of the Audit Committee of the Company since April 17, 2015.

Karen Simon

Ms. Karen Simon has served as Independent Director of Aker ASA since April 17, 2013. She is a Vice Chairman in the Investment Bank of J.P. Morgan. She currently heads a global initiative entitled Director Advisory Services, serving as a central contact to facilitate ongoing interactions between Directors of public company boards and J.P. Morgan. Prior to this, she headed J.P. Morgan's Financial Sponsor Coverage group, advising private equity clients on leveraged buy-outs, mergers and acquisitions, and initial public offerings. Ms. Simon has spent over 30 years at J.P. Morgan including time in London, focusing on oil & gas clients and heading up Debt Capital Markets in addition to working with private equity clients. She has corporate finance experience.

Per Reppe