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Tom Vidar Rygh, (BORN 1958), Chairman

Tom Vidar Rygh (chair) is an adviser to the Nordic Capital Funds. He holds a degree in economics and business administration (siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). Rygh has held various leading executive positions in industrial and financial companies, including executive vice president of Orkla ASA, CEO of SEB Enskilda and partner in/CEO of NC Advisory AS – adviser to the Nordic Capital Funds. He has served as chair and director of several companies in a number of sectors, including Telenor ASA, Oslo Børs, Carlsberg Breweries A/S, Storebrand ASA, Aktiv Kapital ASA, Eniro AB, Netcom ASA, Helly Hansen ASA, Dyno ASA, Industrikapital Ltd, Actinor Shipping ASA, Borregaard Forests AS, Holberg Inc, Orkla Eiendom AS, Telia Overseas AB and Baltic Beverage Holding AB. Rygh has also served as an adviser to a number of prominent investment groups, such as TPG and the John Fredriksen group.

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Hege Bømark, (BORN 1963), Board member

Hege Bømark is a director of Union Eiendomsinvest Norge AS, AF-Gruppen ASA, OBOSbanken AS and the Institute for Eating Disorders. She has also been a director of Oslo Areal ASA, Norgani Hotels ASA, BWGHomes ASA, Norwegian Property ASA and Fornebu Utvikling ASA, all of which are or have been listed companies. Prior to becoming a fulltime professional director, Bømark served as a project broker in AS Eiendomsutvikling and as a financial analyst at Fearnley Finans AS and Orkla Finans AS. She holds a degree in economics and business administration (siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

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Tone Fintland, (BORN 1962), Board member

Tone Fintland has many years of experience as a director in the pharmaceutical industry. She has functioned since 2016 as global procurement director at TEVA Pharmaceuticals, and has previously held similar positions in the Actavis Group and Alpharma Inc. In addition, Fintland is a president of NIMA and NIMA Oslo Akershus Affiliate. She holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the BI Norwegian Business School.

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Bente Sollid Storehaug, (BORN 1967), Board member

Bente Sollid Storehaug is CEO of Digital Hverdag and a director of Polaris Media, Hafslund E-CO, Europris, Motor Gruppen and Eika Gruppen. She is also chair of Boostcom Group and Hitch. Storehaug has been a member of several policy advisory boards for government ministers in Norway. She has also been appointed by the government to an expert committee on the future funding of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK). Storehaug established her own internet consultancy in 1993, which is listed today on Oslo Børs as Bouvet ASA. She is the youngest member of the Norwegian Association of Editors.

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Claus Juel-Jensen, (BORN 1963), Board member

Claus Juel-Jensen is a professional non-executive director and has boardroom experience from more than 15 different companies in food and non-food retailing, food production and wholesale. In his professional career, he was CEO of Netto Germany (1995-2004), a joint venture between Edeka Germany and Dansk Supermarked Group, and then CEO of Netto International (Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Poland and the UK) from 2005-2017. He has extensive experience from the food discount industry and the internationalisation of retail concepts. Juel-Jensen holds master’s degrees in business administration and science from Copenhagen Business School and the University of Cologne, and has the rank of captain in the Royal Danish Guard.

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Sverre R. Kjær, (BORN 1959), Board member

Sverre R. Kjær served as CFO of NorgesGruppen ASA for 15 years until 2016, after five years with Norway Seafoods ASA. He is currently working on the restructuring of companies owned by Jotunfjell Partners, and as a non-executive director of Bertel O Steen AS and Fagerstad Holding AS, a property developer. Kjær has long and wide experience of boardroom work and was responsible for a number of structural changes and improvements at both NorgesGruppen and Norway Seafoods. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Oslo Business School and has attended an advanced management programme at Harvard Business School.