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.

Peter Thorsen

Deputy Chairman

  • 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
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors: 2017
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee: 2016

Considered to be an independent Board member.

Anders Colding Friis

Board Member

  • 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
  • Member of the Remuneration Committee: 2011
  • Member of the Nomination Committee: 2016

Considered to be an independent board member.

Niels Martinsen

Board Member

  • 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
  • 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.

Michael Hauge Sørensen

Michael_Hauge_sorensen_LOWBoard Member

  • 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 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

Considered to be an independent Board member.

Conny Kalcher

Board Member

  • Member of the Council of Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce and member of Bain’s NPS Client Group, Consumer Advocacy

Conny Kalcher has throughout her career in the LEGO Group acquired strong competences within branding and marketing – in particular online channels. Conny has held several executive positions within the LEGO Group where she has developed and had the responsibility of implementing the group’s global marketing and brand strategies.

  • Member of the Board of Directors: 2017

Considered to be an independent Board member.

Jón Björnsson

Board Member

  • Member of the Board of Directors of Åhlens and Boozt Fashion

Jón Björnsson has acquired long and extensive experience within retail thus holding strong competences within merchandizing and optimized operations as well as e-commerce. Furthermore, Jón has over 20 years of retail management experience from several executive positions – including, among others, CEO of Magasin du Nord.

  • Member of the Board of Directors: 2017

Considered to be an independent Board member.