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Corporate Management

Jan Erik Kjerpeseth

Jan Erik Kjerpeseth (1971)

CEO
CEO since 31 October 2013. 
Joined Sparebanken Vest 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. Member of the board of Finance Norway and Vipps. Former chair of the board of Port of Bergen, Bergen Chamber of Commerce and member of the board 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. Has worked for Sparebanken Vest since 22 July 1985. Wide-ranging management experience from various executive positions in Sparebanken Vest’s retail market. Regional bank manager during the period 1998 to 2006 and regional director in Bergen from 2006 to 2017. Former member of the board of Sparebanken Vest Boligkreditt AS and the Norwegian Handball Association. Former member of the board of Eiendomsmegler Vest. Graduate from BI Norwegian Business School. Has completed the AFF Solstrand leadership programme for young managers. 

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 Organisation and Development since 21 September 2017. Joined the bank on 1 September 2017. Extensive experience of culture building and organisational development from various sectors, including oil and finance, transport, shipping and technology. Holds a cand.polit. degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), majoring in organisational 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 January 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, member of the board of SNF (NHH) and Folio. Former board member of Tide ASA and Sparebanken Vest Boligkreditt. Master’s 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. Previously Head of HR and Corporate Communication. 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. Has a cand.philol. degree from the University of Bergen, majoring in Nordic literature, and an Executive MBA in Management Control from the Norwegian School of Economics (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. Previously Head of Retail Market. Has worked for Sparebanken Vest since 1997. Has wide-ranging management experience from various positions in Sparebanken Vest, as Director of Business Support and Development and as managing director of Sparebanken Vest Eiendomsforvaltning AS. She has previously worked for Fana Sparebank and the insurance company KLP Forsikring. Member of the board of Bergen Aquarium and Banksjef C.J. Eges Stipendielegat. Former chair of the board of Verd Boligkreditt, deputy chair of the board of Eiendomsmegler Vest, and member of the board of Bank ID Norge and Sarsia Seed. 
Master’s degree in business economics (siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), and an MBA from Bond University in Australia.
 
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. Previously Head of Economy and Finance. Joined the bank in 1985. Very wide-ranging background from the banking industry and has held several management positions in the bank, including as head of both the Retail Market and Corporate Market. Former chair of the board of Sparebanken Vest Boligkreditt AS and member of the board of Verd Boligkreditt AS. 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 since 21 November 2018. Previously Head of Risk and Macro Analysis at Sparebanken Vest. Authorised interest rate analyst and holds a master’s degree in business economics (siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and a bachelors’ degree in business economics from Oxford Brookes University. Member of the board of Sparebanken Vest Boligkreditt. Before joining Sparebanken Vest in 2014, Gudmundsson worked for six years at Norges Bank in the field of 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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