Corporate Management

Jan Erik Kjerpeseth

Jan Erik Kjerpeseth (1971)

CEO since 31 October 2013. Joined the bank in 1999, previously filled the position of Deputy Managing Director. Chair of the board of Frende Liv, Frende Skade, Brage Finans, Finance Innovation and BKK. Chair of the board of Finans Norge and Vipps. Former chair of the board of Bergen Havn, Bergen Chamber of Commerce and board member of Nets. Graduate in marketing from the Norwegian School of Marketing and holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University and an Executive MBA in Brand Management from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

Number of equity certificate instruments: 130.744
Mobile: (+47) 951 98 430
E-mail: jan.kjerpeseth(a)spv.no

Frank H. Bjørndal

Executive Vice President

Head of Retail Market since 15 February 2017. Employee of Sparebanken Vest since 1985. Bjorndal has extensive management experience from various management positions in the retail market in Sparebanken Vest. Regional director in Bergen since 2006. Former board member of Sparebanken Vest Boligkreditt AS and the Norwegian Handball Federation. Former board member of Eiendomsmegler Vest. Education from Handelshøyskolen BI. Has completed AFF Solstrand leadership programme for Young Leaders.

Number of equity certificate instruments: 13.329
Mobile: (+47) 952 65 994
E-mail: frank.bjorndal(a)spv.no

Tina Ødegård (1977) 

Executive Vice President
Head of Organization and Development from 21.09.17. Employed 01.09.2017. Tina Ødegård has extensive experience from working with organizational and cultural development in several business sectors like petroleum, finance, transport, shipping and technology. Ødegård holds a Master of Philosophy from NTNU with a major in organizational psychology.

Number of equity certificate instruments: 11.938 
Mobile: (+47) 920 95 447
E-Mail: tina.odegard(a)spv.no

Ragnhild Janbu Fresvik (1980)

Executive Vice President
Head of Corporate Market since 27 November 2013. Joined the bank in 2012. At Sparebanken Vest, she has been senior business developer, head of investor relations and CFO. She has wide-ranging consulting and finance experience from Boston Consulting Group in Oslo, and later as Investment Manager with the private equity company Borea Opportunity Management. Chair of the board of Eiendomsmegler Vest and board member of SNF (NHH). Former board member of Tide ASA and Sparebanken Vest Boligkreditt. Masters degree in business economics (siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

Number of equity certificate instruments: 29.726
Mobile: (+47) 959 28 038
E-mail: ragnhild.fresvik(a)spv.no
Siren Sundland

Siren Sundland (1971)

Executive Vice President
Head of Operational Services since 21 December 2015. Director of HR and Corporate Communication since 2009. Joined the bank in 2007. She has worked in the field of brand management and strategic communication for a number of companies in Western Norway. Wide-ranging experience from various professional environments, including Bergen Academy of Art and Design, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) and the newspaper Bergens Tidende. Chair of the board of Den Nationale Scene and NHH’s Advisory Board. Has a cand.philol. degree from the University of Bergen, majoring in Nordic literature and Executive MBA in Management Control at NHH.

Number of equity certificate instruments: 51.017
Mobile: (+47) 975 42 727
E-mail: siren.sundland(a)spv.no

Bjørg Marit Eknes

Bjørg Marit Eknes (1969)

CIO / Executive Vice President
Head of Innovation and Customer Experience since 15 February 2017. Director of Retail Market since 2015. Has worked for Sparebanken Vest since 1997. Has wide-ranging management experience from various positions in Sparebanken Vest. Director of Business Support and Development since 2013 and previously filled the position of managing director of Sparebanken Vest Eiendomsforvaltning AS. She has previously worked for Fana Sparebank and the insurance company KLP Forsikring. Board member of Bank ID Norge AS, Bergen Aquarium and Banksjef C.J. Eges Stipendielegat. Has a master`s degree in business economics from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), and an MBA from Bond University in Australia. Has completed the MBA Brand Management module one at NHH, and the AFF Solstrand leadership programme.

Number of equity certificate instruments: 48.366
Mobile: (+47) 952 65 875
E-mail: bjorg.eknes(a)spv.no
Frank Johannesen

Frank Johannesen (1959) 

CRO / Executive Vice President
Head of Risk Management since 21 December 2015. Joined the bank in 1985. Has a very wide-ranging banking background and has held various management positions in the bank. Has been Director of Risk Management in Sparebanken Vest since 2002 and Director of Economy and Finance since 2013. Has a law degree from the University of Bergen as well as an Executive MBA in Strategic Management from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He has also completed the AFF Solstrand leadership programme.

Number of equity certificate instruments: 55.777
Mobile: (+47) 952 65 971
E-mail: frank.johannesen(a)spv.no

Jørgen Gudmundsson (1981)

CFO / Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President of Economics and Accounting, Treasury and Back and Middle Office, and the bank's Investor Relations from 21.11.2018. Comes from the position as Head of Risk and Macro analysis in Sparebanken Vest.Gudmundsson is authorized within interest rate analysis and is a graduate economist from NHH and holds a Bachelor of Business Economics from Oxford Brookes University. Board member Sparebanken Vest Boligkreditt. Prior to joining Sparebanken Vest in 2014, Gudmundsson worked for six years in Norges Bank within monetary policy 

Number of equity certificate instruments: 1.400
Mobile: (+47) 951 08 957
E-mail: jorgen.gudmundsson(a)spv.no

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