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Vegard Søraunet, Chairman
Vegard Søraunet is a partner and founder of Aeternum Capital AS and Aeternum Management AS, where he works as CEO and Investment Director. He holds a Master of Business Administration from BI Norwegian Business School with a specialisation in finance from Bond University. He has previous experience from auditing at PwC, analyst, manager and investment director from ODIN Forvaltning and Seatankers Management.

Kjetil Garstad, Board member
Kjetil Garstad works for Stenshagen Invest AS. He graduated from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in 2001 and has been employed by Stenshagen Invest AS since 2014. He has previous experience from UBS AG, Enskilda Securities and Arctic Securities.

Eja Tuominen, Board member
As a businesswoman with a background from IKEA and Kesko, among others, Eja Tuominen has extensive experience of growth, improving the customer experience across multiple channels, driving commercial success, promoting product development and innovation. She has also built up significant expertise in international trade and e-commerce as well as a good understanding of logistics and transport. Eja holds degrees from the Helsinki School of Business and Economics and Harvard, among others.

Gaute Gillebo, Board member
Gaute Gillebo has been a board member of the company since 2018. Gillebo is a partner and Investment Director at Aeternum Management, where he joined in 2021. He has extensive board experience from various companies and sectors. Prior to becoming a partner at Aeternum Management, Gillebo worked for 12 years at the PE company Herkules Capital. He has also worked with M&A at ABG Sundal Collier and Norden Investment Banking and has experience from auditing and advisory services from PwC. He holds an MSc in Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, specialising in finance and financial economics. During the past year, Gillebo has participated in all board meetings.

Kjersti Hobøl, Board member
Kjersti Hobøl was elected to the board in connection with the company's listing on Euronext Growth in 2021. Hobøl has extensive management experience and is known for having successfully completed restructuring processes in both Princess and KID. Hobøl currently also holds the position as CEO of Nille. Hobøl holds a degree from BI Norwegian Business School.