Norwegian Savings Banks Association

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The Norwegian Savings Banks Association (Norwegian: Sparebankforeningen) is the trade organization for savings banks in Norway.

It was founded in 1914 as Centralforeningen for Norges Sparebanker. Director since 2002 is Arne Hyttnes.[1] The board currently consists of Stein Hannevik (chair), Liv Fiksdahl, Helge Roar Dalen, Finn Haugan, Elisabeth Johansen, Hilde Kraggerud, Anlaug Johansen, Olav Arne Fiskerstrand and Ivar Fjærtoft.[2]

In 2010 it founded the cooperation organization Finance Norway together with the Norwegian Financial Services Association.[3] Both organizations still exist, but not their respective "service offices", whose tasks were taken over by Finance Norway.[4] The headquarters are in Oslo.


  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Sparebankforeningen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 18 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Executive Board" (in Norwegian). Finance Norway. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "About Finance Norway - FNO". Finance Norway. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Vedtekter for Finansnæringens Fellesorganisasjon (FNO)" (in Norwegian). Finance Norway. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
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