DNA as a company

We make our customers’ lives less complicated, enabling everyone to concentrate on what matters to them. We provide connections, services and devices to home and work and enable the digitalization of the society.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for properly organising DNA's administration, operations, accounting and asset management. The Board of Directors has confirmed a written charter on the duties of the Board of Directors, matters on the agenda, meeting practices and the decision-making process.

 

Jukka Leinonen 

b. 1962
Chairman of the Board
Education: M.Sc. (Tech)
EVP, Telenor Nordic Cluster

Main work experience

  • Telenor Nordic Cluster, EVP 2019–
  • DNA Plc, CEO 2013–2021
  • DNA Ltd, Senior Vice President, Corporate Business 2010–2013
  • TeliaSonera Ltd, various management positions in corporate business sales, marketing and product management 2002–2009
  • Sonera Solutions Oy (Yritysverkot Oy), President and CEO, 1996–1999

Main positions of trust

  • Lassila@Tikanoja Plc, Member of the Board since 2021

Member of DNA's Board of Directors since 2021. Independent of the company, but not independent of Telenor Group.

Birgitte Engebretsen

b. 1972
Member of the Board
Business Economist from BI Norwegian Business School
Telenor Norway, CMO, Business Segment

Main previous experience

  • Telenor AS, CMO Business since 2020
  • Telenor AS, VP Head of Product & Market 2018-2020
  • Telenor Inpli AS, VP Head of Sales & Head of Business Area Norway 2015-2018
  • Phonect AS, Head of Sales & Marketing 2014-2015
  • Property X AS, Founder and CEO 2010-2014
  • Intelecom Group ASA:
    • 2009-2010; Managing Director, Intelecom AS,
    • 2007-2009; Director of Concept Development & Solution Design
    • 2005-2007; Director of Sales and Market Technology,
  • Xtractor AS, Founder & CEO, 2001-2005
  • EyeOnBusiness (Prosoft AS), Founder and CEO, 1999-2002

Member of DNA's Board of Directors since 2021. Independent of the company, but not independent of Telenor Group.

Gaute Simen Gravir

b. 1973
Member of the Board
LLM
Telenor Group Legal, Corporate and M&A team

Main previous experience

  • Telenor Group Legal, Corporate and M&A team, since 2015
  • Finanstilsynet, Head of Section Financial Reporting and Prospectuses, 2012-2015
  • Imarex ASA, General Counsel, 2008-2012
  • Oslo Stock Exchange, Lawyer, 2006-2008
  • Kredittilsynet, Special Advisor, 2003-2006
  • PwC, Associate and Lawyer, 2000-2003

Member of DNA's Board of Directors since 2021. Independent of the company, but not independent of Telenor Group.

Nils Katla

b. 1966
Member of the Board
M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA
Telenor ASA, Vice President, M&A

Main previous experience

  • Telenor Group, Vice President, M&A, since 2016
  • Telenor Europe/Telenor Nordic, SVP and Head of Strategy, 2008-2015
  • Telenor Norway, SVP and Head of Strategy, 2004-2007
  • Telenor Group, VP CEO office, 2001-2003
  • Enitel, EVP and Head of Consumer Market, 2000-2001
  • Telia Norway, SVP and Head of Consumer Market, 1997-1999
  • McKinsey & Company, Associate Consultant, 1995-1997
  • Accenture, Senior Consultant, 1990-1993

Member of DNA's Board of Directors since 2019. Independent of the company, but not independent of Telenor Group.

Håvard Naustdal

b. 1981
Member Of the Board
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Telenor ASA, Business Manager

Main previous experience

  • Telenor ASA, Business Manager, since 2011
  • Telenor ASA, Business Controller, 2010-2011
  • Telenor Norway, Business Controller, 2006-2010

Member of DNA's Board of Directors since 2021. Independent of the company, but not independent of Telenor Group.

 

Trine Rønningen

b. 1975
Member of the Board
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Telenor ASA, SVP Global Rewards, Mobility and Systems

Main previous experience

  • Telenor Group, SVP Global Rewards, Mobility and Systems, since 2015
  • Telenor Group, Global Expert Organisation Development and Culture Change, 2014-2015
  • Microsoft Norway, Human Resources Director, 2009-2014
  • BW Gas, Head of Human Resources, Communication & Facility Management, 2005-2009
  • Accenture ANS, Management Consultant, Manager, 1998-2005

Member of DNA's Board of Directors since 2021. Independent of the company, but not independent of Telenor Group.