Benedicte Teigen Gude

Chief of Staff

Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA group management team member since 2010. Benedicte joined Wilhelmsen in 2005. Part of the group management team, Benedicte is responsible for strategic HR, ESG, legal and compliance, IT and cyber as well as corporate communications. She also holds several board positions including Ships Service, Port Services, Ship Management, Wilhelmsen Chemicals, WilNor Governmental Services and Olavsvern Group. Benedicte is also the chair of the nomination committee in Edda Wind ASA.

Benedicte is a seasoned climber, summiting Mount Everest as only the 11th Norwegian woman to complete the feat in 2019, and together with her husband aims at being the first Norwegian couple to climb the seven summits and ski to the South and North Pole.

She holds 987 A shares in Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA.

BI Norwegian Business School, PR and communications (2001)
University of Oslo and Bergen, language studies (1997-98)
University of Oslo, Masters in Political Science (1990-1996

2022 – Present
Chief of Staff
Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA

2021 – 2022
Executive Vice President HR, culture, and communications
Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA

2018 – 2021
Senior Vice President HR and communications
Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA

2010 – 2017
Group Vice President Corporate communications
Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA

2005 – 2010
Communication manager
Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA

2002 – 2005
Communication advisor
Norske Skog

1997 – 2002
Senior advisor
Norwegian Armed Forces