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Cecilie Grue

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Grue holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Oslo from 1997. Her previous work experience include 8 years as equity partner of the lawfirm Wikborg Rein & Co and in-house lawyer at the Oslo Stock Exchange, spesialised in securities law and capital market transactions. She holds various directorship like Mobile Software AS and Tchudi Bio Company AS. Grue resides in Bærum, Norway. She was elected to the Board of Directors in June 2016 assumed the position of CEO of the Company in 2017.

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Kim Andre Evensen

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Evensen holds a MSc of in financial economics from Norwegian School of Business (BI) from 2008. He has international work experience in EMGS ASA, and has worked as an auditor at KPMG. Evensen resides in Oslo, Norway. Evensen joined the Company in September 2016. 

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Hans Ola Haavelsrud

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Haavelsrud holds an MSc in Philosophy from the London School of Economis and an Executive MBA in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He has broad financial and industrial experience from seven years as a transactions advisor at PwC, and five years as a director at an international EPC firm within power generation and transmission with operations in Norway, Africa and Asia. Haavelsrud joined Element in September 2018 and lives in Oslo, Norway.

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Lars Christian Beitnes

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Beitnes holds a degree in international marketing from the Norwegian School of Business (BI). His work experience includes various positions in investment banking, stockbroking and the corporate services industry. He is the founder, owner and chairman of Aston Group Ltd, which through several subsidiaries and brands is present in 8 countries in Europe employing more than 50 people. Beitnes holds various directorships and resides in Malta. He was elected Chairman of the Company in May 2016 and re-elected in the Annual General Meeting in June 2018 for a period of 2 years.

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Mona Lynne Eitzen

Member of the Board

Eitzen holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Oslo from 2001. Her previous work include lawyer at Ræder, lawyer at Vogt & Wiig and Higher Executive Officer at Ministry of Trade and Industry. She is currently the owner and Chairperson of LemonWax AS. She holds board seats in several companies like Favuseal AS and Favuseal Steel AS. Eitzen resides in Oslo, Norway. She was elected as a member of the Board of Directors in June 2016 and reelected by the Annual General Meeting in June 2018 for a period of 2 years.

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Frode Aschim

Member of the Board

Aschim holds a MSc in Shipping and Law from the University of Plymouth from 1996. His work experience includes Managing partner Range Capital Partners LLC/Range Exploration Partners LLC, Board Member Odfjell Invest Ltd, Portfolio Manager and Futures broker within the energy and shipping sector. He is a director for Ether Capital Ltd, and an independent investor and advisor in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. Aschim resides in London, UK. Aschim was elected as a member of the Board of Directors in May 2016 and reelected by the Annual General Meeting in June 2018 for a period of 2 years. 

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Kari Mette Toverud 86503 Web

Kari Mette Toverud

Member of the Board

Kari Mette Toverud is Director of Communications at Norkart AS. Ms. Toverud has worked in the telecom and datacom sectors for the past 23 years: Communication and Marketing Director at Broadnet and Ventelo from 2011 to 2014 and held the same position at Network Norway from 2006 to 2011). She was COO at Cloudberry Mobile from 2014 to 2015 and has held top management positions at Telenor Media, Telenor Mobil and Telenor Nordic Mobile (1995–2006). She has also served on a number of boards, notably Telenor Eiendom, Telenor Norge and Telenor Key Partner, and currently sits on the boards of NextGenTel Holding ASA, Totalctrl AS, KatrinUri AS, Systek AS and Norwegian Golf Federation. Ms. Toverud has a Master of Business and Marketing/Handeløkonom from BI Norwegian Business School/Handelsakademiet (1987–1991). Toverud was elected to the Board for a 2 year term at the AGM in June 2018. 

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