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Thursday, 15 February 2018

Monobank ASA: MONO-ME Monobank nominates new members of the Board of Directors

Monobank ASA    

Published: 07:12 CET 15-02-2018 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Monobank ASA / : MONO-ME /ISIN: NO0010752231

Monobank ASA: MONO-ME Monobank nominates new members of the Board of Directors

The nomination committee of Monobank ASA (MONO-ME) proposes Øyvind Oanes and Torhild E. Torgersen as new members of the Board of Directors. The proposed changes to the board will be resolved at the Annual General Meeting on March 5th, 2018.

Øyvind Oanes is the CEO of Numbrs Personal Finance AG, a Swiss FinTech with operations in Germany and the UK. Prior to joining Numbrs, Øyvind spent 18 years in the Financial Services industry with focus on Retail Banking and has held senior roles in multiple countries across Europe. This includes building a consumer finance business for GE Capital in Russia, driving the turnaround of Austria's Bawag PSK and leading RBI's direct bank ZUNO across the CEE region. Øyvind has also held several non-executive roles at various financial institutions. 

Torhild E. Torgersen has for the past years worked actively to implement the Design Thinking methodology in Norway. Regulatory changes within the financial sector in combination with changes in customer behavior, has led to an increased need for customer understanding and - orientation. Torgersen been a driving force behind the initiative to establish a master program within Design Thinking as a collaboration between four Norwegian universities.

Øyvind Oanes and Torhild E. Torgersen will replace Anders Silkisberg who stepped down from the Board last summer and Sølvi Tangen who steps down after two years as member of the Board of Directors.


For further details:

Bent H. Gjendem, CEO, +47 996 11 996


About Monobank ASA:

Monobank is a digital bank offering unsecured lending to qualified private individuals in Norway and Finland. Operations started out of Bergen, Norway, in November 2015 after received its banking license from the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway. The bank also offers attractive deposit rates on its savings accounts. Deposits up to NOK 2 million are guaranteed by the Norwegian Banks' Guarantee fund, of which Monobank is a member. For further information, please visit the company web page www.monobank.no


This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5 -12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions (One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. Tel: +1 212 401 8700. www.nasdaqomx.com) on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients. Source: Monobank ASA, Starvhusgaten 4, Bergen 5014, Norge
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