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Corporate Governance

ABGSC undertakes its business in a number of geographical markets and has adopted a combination of local and international practice for good Corporate Goverance. ABGSC's view on Corporate Goverance is presented in the Corporate Governance Policy. The members of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive committee are presented below.

The board of directors

Knut Brundtland

Chairman
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Knut Brundtland

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Brundtland joined the firm in 2010 and took over as CEO in October the same year. Prior to his position in ABGSC, he has held several board positions and been the CEO of Voss of Norway ASA. Brundtland also has 15 years experience as a lawyer and partner with the law firm BAHR in Oslo. He holds a Law degree from the University of Oslo.

Jan Petter Collier

Board member
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Jan Petter Collier

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Jan Petter Collier was one of the two founders of Sundal Collier in 1984 and is currently a partner within Investment Banking. He has previously been the Executive Chairman from 1992 until 2004 and CEO from 2004 to 2010. Prior to founding Sundal Collier he was Cheif Executive of Tennant and Deputy General Manager of Rogalandsbanken.

Adele Bugge Norman Pran

Board member
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Adele Bugge Norman Pran

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Adele Bugge Norman Pran has extensive experience from due diligence, structuring and transactions with experience from PwC and Herkules Capital. Pran holds a degree in law from the University of Oslo, and higher revision studies from NHH. She has also studied advanced mathematics at Harvard University and has an International Baccalaureate from United World College, Atlantic. Pran also holds a board directorship with Løvenskiold Fossum

Arild Engh

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Arild Engh

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Engh joined the firm in 1993 and has been head of the Investment Banking Division since 1999. He is also a member of the Board of ABGSC. Before joining the firm, he was involved in the cruise and oil service sectors.

Martina Klingvall

Board Member
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Martina Klingvall

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Martina Klingvall is a startup profile known from challenging old business models, modern leadership and digital opportunities. She has extensive experience from the Telecom industry, both from working at Telenor in Sweden and Norway, but also from starting up and running a new mobile operator, Telness, in Sweden. Martina holds a degree in engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH.

Executive committee

Jonas Ström

CEO
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Jonas Ström

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Ström joined the firm in 2011 and is currently Head of Investment Banking Sweden. Prior to his position in ABGSC, he was head of debt capital markets with Öhman and he has also worked as portfolio manager at Swedbank Robur. Ström has a MSc in Economics from Gothenburg School of Economics.

Geir B. Olsen

CFO
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Geir B. Olsen

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Olsen joined the firm in 2002 and is currently Chief Financial Officer. He was previously Head of Business Development and Projects and has also worked witihin Equity Sales and Investment Banking.

Are Andersen

Head of Investment Banking
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Are Andersen

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Andersen joined the firm in 1994 and is currently Head of Investment Banking. He started working in ABG Sundal Collier right after his studies in the Norwegian School of Economics.

Johan Lindén

Head of Investment Banking Sweden
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Johan Lindén

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Lindén joined the firm in 2009 and is currently Head of Investment Banking Sweden. He has previously worked at Lazard and Deutsche Bank. Lindén holds a BA (Hons) in International Business from European Business School, London.

Hans Øyvind Haukeli

Co-head of Equity Sales Norway
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Hans Øyvind Haukeli

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Haukeli joined the firm in 2001 and is Co-Head of Equities & Fixed Income in Norway. Haukeli has a MSc from the Norwegian School of Management.

Tarjei Unneland

Head of DCM
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Tarjei Unneland

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Unneland joined the firm in 2016 as Head of Debt Capital Markets. He has previously worked with Sales and Origination of high yield bonds in Pareto Securities. Unneland has a MSc from NTNU.

Per Flostrand

Head of Sales International
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Per Flostrand

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Flostrand joined the firm in 2009 and is currently Head of Equity Sales International and Managing Partner for the London office. He has previously worked at Credit Agricole Chevreux and JPMorgan. Flostrand holds a Ph.D in Accounting from Uppsala University

Jessica Blink

Head of Group Legal
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John Olaisen

Co-head of Research and Managing Partner Norway
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John Olaisen

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Olaisen joined the firm in 2012. He is the CEO / Managing Partner of ABGSC Norway. Olaisen is “Siviløkonom” (MSc) from Fribourg University in Switzerland. He has previously worked in Carnegie, Terra and Abacus/International Capital Growth.

Contacts

Jonas Ström

CEO
Direct +46 8 566 294 68
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Geir B. Olsen

CFO
Direct +47 22 01 60 35
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