Board of Directors

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Espen Gundersen

Chairman of the Board

Espen Gundersen has extensive experience from executive positions. Until February 2022, he was the CFO and Deputy CEO of Tomra Systems, where he has held various positions since 1999. He is currently a full time non-executive board member and sits on the board of Scatec ASA, Kitron ASA and Kid ASA.

Espen is a professional accountant and has his MBA from BI Norwegian Business School. He is also the head of the Hexagon Purus audit- and compensation committees.

Number of shares: 20 619

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Jon Erik Engeset

Board member

Jon Erik Engeset has been CEO & President in Hexagon since 2013. He holds an MSc and MBA from NHH - Norwegian School of Economics.
Prior to joining Hexagon, Jon Erik was the CEO of Saferoad Group, a leading European supplier of road safety solutions.
He also has extensive experience from executive positions at Rolls Royce and Norsk Hydro.

Number of shares: 60 518*

*) includes shares owned by related parties

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Hidetomo Araki

Board member

Hidetomo Araki is currently Senior Vice President, Regional Officer of Chemicals in EMEA for Mitsui & Co. Ltd. He joined Mitsui in 2003 and has since held several management positions in Japan, Canada and Germany within the basic and specialty chemicals divisions, performance materials and financial management. Prior to joining Mitsui, Hidetomo Araki worked in investment banking and advised on several cross-border M&A transactions in various industries. He is also part of Hexagon Purus' compensation committee.

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Martha Kold Bakkevig

Board member

Martha Kold Bakkevig has extensive board experience from various industries, including Kongsberg and BW Group. She was the CEO of Deepwell from 2007-2017.
Martha holds two PhD’s, one of them specializing in Strategies for Commercialization of New Technology from BI. She is also part of Hexagon Purus' audit committee.

Number of shares: 4 124*

*) Includes shares owned by related parties

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Susana Quintana-Plaza

Board member

Susana Quintana-Plaza is strategic advisor for Triton Partners, Dante AeroNautical and Emerald Technology Ventures. Susana Quintana-Plaza has experience from various companies, such as Boeing, BP, GE and E.ON where she held various positions, among others as Senior Vice President of Technology and Innovation at E.ON. She is also the founder and former CEO of IDISETA.

In 2018-2019, she was a member of the Board of Directors of Hexagon Composites ASA.

Liv Fiksdahl

Liv Fiksdahl

Board member

Liv Fiksdahl is currently Vice President at Capgemeni Invent Norway. She has extensive experience from various board positions and is currently a board member of Posten Norge and Arion Banki. Liv Fiksdahl has more than 20 years of experience from the banking sector, in which here primary focus has been transformation, technology and operations. She has held several leadership positions, including close to 11 years as Group EVP at DNB Bank ASA. She is also part of Hexagon Purus' audit committee.

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Rick Rashilla

Board member

Rick Rashilla was named SVP Research & Development in Hexagon in 2020. Prior to his R&D role, Rick has held several key management positions in the Group, most recently as VP Hydrogen Automotive at Hexagon Purus’ location in Germany. He has 35+ years’ experience in managerial and R&D positions related to filament wound pressure vessels and other composites technology from General Dynamics, Brunswick Defence and Lincoln Composites. He is also part of Hexagon Purus' compensation committee.

Number of shares: 33,968

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