Board members

Henrik Heideby

Chairman

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Carlsberg Byen P/S, Kirk & Thorsen Invest A/S, Blue Equity Management A/S and Greystone Capital Partners A/S.

  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of FIH A/S.

  • Member of the Board of Directors of TK Development A/S and Ahpla ApS.

Henrik Heideby has acquired extensive national and international management experience and skills in financing, risk management, etc., from his previous roles as Group CEO of PFA Pension, Alfred Berg Bank and FIH Erhvervsbank and as a member of the Board of Directors of other businesses.

  • Member of the Board of Directors: 2005

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors: 2014

  • Member of the Audit Committee: 2009

  • Chairman of the Remuneration Committee: 2014

  • Chairman of the Nomination Committee: 2016

Considered to be an independent board member.

Anders Colding Friis

Deputy Chairman

  • Deputy Chairman of Industrial Employers in Copenhagen.

  • Member of the Executive Committee and Central Board of the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI).

Anders Colding Friis has acquired extensive national and international management experience from his current role as CEO of PANDORA A/S (former CEO of Scandinavian Tobacco Group) and as a member of the Board of Directors of other businesses.

  • Member of the Board of Directors: 2005

  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors: 2014

  • Member of the Remuneration Committee: 2011

  • Member of the Nomination Committee

Considered to be an independent board member.

Niels Martinsen

Deputy Chairman

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of A/S Sadolinparken and A/S Rådhusparken.

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Friheden Invest A/S.

As the founder of InWear and long-time CEO of InWear Group A/S, later IC Companys A/S, Niels Martinsen has acquired extensive national and international management experience and solid knowledge of the international fashion industry. Niels Martinsen also has experience as a member of the Board of Directors of other businesses.

  • Member of the Board of Directors: 2001

  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors: 2014

  • Member of the Audit Committee: 2009

  • Member of the Remuneration Committee: 2011

  • Member of the Nomination Committee: 2016

Considered to be a non-independent board member.

Annette Brøndholt Sørensen

Board Member

From her previous roles as Business & Finance Director and member of the Board of Directors of By Malene Birger A/S, Annette Brøndholt Sørensen has acquired experience of the international fashion industry. In addition, Annette Brøndholt Sørensen has gained solid experience in ma-nagement, strategy, management accounting and process optimization from several previous management positions at the SAS Group.

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of OffSpring A/S.

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Birger Christensen A/S and SOS Children’s Villages.

Considered to be an independent Board member.

Michael Hauge Sørensen

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  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fristad Kansas AB, TOP-TOY A/S, TT Holding II A/S and TT Holding III A/S.

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Pandora A/S, Zebra A/S, Michaso Holdings Limited, Elevate Global Limited and Santa Fe Group A/S.

Michael Hauge Sørensen has acquired extensive national and international management experience from a closely related industry and therefore has strong business know-how and knowledge in all areas of the value chain, including product development and marketing, international sales, retail and production.

  • Member of the Board of Directors: 2014

  • Member of the Operations Committee: 2014

Considered to be an independent Board member.

Peter Thorsen

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  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Genan Holding and Modulex

  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of TK Development

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Starco Europe A/S, Kirk & Thorsen Invest A/S, Kirk & Thorsen A/S, Ny Drobb A/S as well as EBP Holding A/S

As former CEO of Louis Poulsen, Chairman of BoConcept as well as a number of other businesses, Peter Thorsen has extensive experience in management, strategy, retail operations, business development and optimization of business models.

  • Member of the Board of Directors: 2016

  • Chairman of the Audit Committee: 2016

  • Member of the Operations Committee: 2016

Considered to be a non-independent Board member.