Gisele Marchand (1958) holds an MBA from Copenhagen Business School.
Marchand was elected Chair of the Board in 2018, and has been a member of Gjensidige’s Board of Directors since 2010. She is Chair of the Organisation and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Risk Committee.
Marchand is a board member and Chair of the Audit Committee in Norgesgruppen ASA and Chair of the Board of Norgesgruppen Finans Holding AS. Furthermore, she is a member of the board and Chair of the Audit Committee of Scatec ASA. She is a member of the board of Selvaag Bolig ASA, where she is also a member of the Remuneration Committee and Chair of the Audit Committee. She is a board member of Eiendomsspar AS, Victoria Eiendom AS, and Chair of the Board of Nationaltheatret AS Boligbygg Oslo KF. She is a member of Entra Eiendom AS’s Nomination Committee. She also has previous experience from a number of other boards, including at Norske Skog ASA and Oslo Børs AS.
Marchand has previously been CEO of the law firm Haavind AS, Eksportfinans AS, the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, and the Bates Group and Executive Vice President at Den norske Bank, with responsibility for retail and commercial customers in Norway.
Marchand has extensive management experience from the financial sector, in addition to insurance expertise through many years on Gjensidige Forsikring’s Board. Marchand also has broad expertise in sustainable development from several different sectors.
Gisele Marchand is independent of key employees, main business partners and the main shareholder.
Marchand attended all the board meetings in 2022.
Marchand is up for re-election to the Board in 2024.
Number of shares in Gjensidige 31.12.2022: 1,481