Gjensidige Forsikring ASA: Chairman of the board Inge K. Hansen do not seek re-election

Inge K. Hansen has informed the Nomination Committee in Gjensidige Forsikring ASA that he does not wish re-election in 2018. Hansen has been Chairman of the Board in Gjensidige since 2008.

-I am thankful for many inspiring and eventful years as Chairman. The company has experienced solid growth and development, with the IPO in 2010 as an important milestone. Today, Gjensidige is one of the largest companies on the Oslo Stock Exchange. After 10 years as Chairman, it is time to pass on this responsibility, says Inge K. Hansen.

The Nomination Committee will immediately start the process to find Hansen’s successor.

Contact persons Gjensidige Forsikring ASA:
Head of Investor Relations: Janne Flessum Tlf: +47 915 14 739
Head of Media Relations: Øystein Thoresen, Tel: +47 952 33 382

This information is subject to disclosure under the Norwegian Securities Act section §5-12

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Gjensidige is one of the leading players in the Nordic general insurance market. The group offers general insurance products in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and the three Baltic countries. In addition the group offers online retail banking, pension and savings products and health care services in Norway. Gjensidige is one of Norway’s most well-known brands. Both the company logo and the Watchman have a high recognition factor. The roots of the general insurance operations can be traced back to the 1820s, while the Watchman has been an insurance trademark for more than 75 years. 2007 and 2008 saw the launch of the Watchman logo in the other countries where Gjensidige offers insurance products. The group’s health services has been branded Hjelp24.