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Nomination committee

The nomination committee shall consist of a minimum of three and a maximum of four members who are shareholders or representatives of shareholders.

The members of the committee, including its chairperson, are elected by the general meeting of shareholders. The chairperson and at least one other member shall be elected among the shareholder-elected members of the corporate assembly. The members of the committee are elected for two years at a time.

The nomination committee nominates candidates to the Board of Directors and the Corporate Assembly and proposes remuneration to the Board, its sub-committees and to the Corporate Assembly.


Terje Venold, chair (1950)has a Master of Science in business from the Norwegian School of Management (BI). He was employed in Veidekke ASA since from 1981 to 2013, from 1989 as President and CEO. Venold also has experience from Norsk Data and the Blystad Group.

Venold is a board member and leader of the audit committee in Sporveien AS and a member of the Corporate Assembly in Equinor ASA. He was previously board chair of BI and AksjeNorge, board member of Ahlsell AB, Dyno Industrier ASA and Stormbull AS, as well as leader of the supervisory board and nomination committee in Storebrand ASA and leader of the nomination committee in Borregaard ASA.

Morten Strømgren (1973) holds an degree in engineering from Industrial Economics at NTNU (1998) and also an Executive MBA in Finance from NHH (2011). He has work experience from, among others, the consulting company Arkwright and the Norwegian Ministry of Government Administration and Reform, as well as election committee experience from Cermaq ASA and Kongsberg Gruppen ASA. Since 2007, Strømgren has been head of the department of ownership in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries.

Nils Bastiansen (born 1960) is Chief Investment Officer Equities at Folketrygdfondet where he has worked since 1995. He previously worked as a stockbroker in Unibank Securities in Copenhagen and DnB Fonds in Oslo. Nils Bastiansen holds a master's degree in business and marketing from Handelsakademiet in Oslo and a master's degree in international management from the American Graduate School of International Management, Arizona, USA. He is also an authorized financial analyst with a master's degree in business administration in finance from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.

Berit Ledel Henriksen (1953) holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Mathematics from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. She has work experience from energy, shipping and banking. Henriksen held various international management positions in DNB Bank between 1985 and 2017. Henriksen is currently serving on boards, including Ferd Holding AS, Scorpio Bulkers Inc., Hemsingfestivalen AS, Dextra Musica AS, NORAM and is on the Nomination Committee of Equinor ASA.