Elected for the period 2022-2023.
Gro Brækken was born in 1952 and is a Norwegian citizen. She holds an MSc in Chemical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. Ms Brækken has a long and broad experience in the top management of international companies and organizations with CEO, line, and staff-management experience within oil and gas, refinery, shipbuilding, banking and the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise. She was until recently CEO of the Industry organization Norsk olje & gass (the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association) and is at present Secretary-General for the Norwegian Institute of Directors. This background has given her in-depth industrial and political competence and a broad network within politics, business, and society. Gro Brækken also has solid board experience as a member and chair of the boards of directors of national and international companies and organizations within energy, industry, project management, health and NGOs. Ms Brækken was elected to the Kitron board in 2015 and has since October 2015, been a member of the remuneration committee.
On December 31st, 2021, Ms Brækken owned 46 380 shares in Kitron.