Board of Directors

Photo of Ole Gjessø Andersen Ole Andersen (1956), joined the Board in 2010

Chairman

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Photo of Trond Ø. Westlie Trond Ø. Westlie (1961), joined the Board in 2012

Vice Chairman
 
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Photo of Lars-Erik Brenøe Lars-Erik Brenøe (1961), joined the Board in 2016

Elected by the AGM
 
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Kirsten Ebbe Brich (1973), joined the Board in 2014

Elected by the employees

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Photo of Urban Bäckström Urban Bäckström (1954), joined the Board in 2012

Elected by the AGM

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Photo of Carsten Eilertsen Carsten Eilertsen (1949), joined the Board in 2010

Elected by the employees

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Photo of Charlotte Hoffmann Charlotte Hoffmann (1966), joined the Board in 2006

Elected by the employees

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Photo of Jørn P. Jensen Jørn P. Jensen (1964), joined the Board in 2012

Elected by the AGM

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Photo of Jørn P. Jensen Steen Lund Olsen (1972), Joined in 2014


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Rolv Erik Ryssdal (1962), joined the board in 2014

Elected by the AGM



Photo of Carol Sergeant Carol Sergeant (1952), joined the Board in 2013

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Photo of Hilde Tonne Hilde Tonne (1965), joined the Board in 2016

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Duties and responsibilities

The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the Group's organisation is sound and in this capacity appoints the Executive Board, the Group chief auditor, the deputy Group chief auditor and the secretary to the Board of Directors.

The Board meets about 12 times a year according to a fixed meeting schedule and once or twice a year in longer meetings to discuss strategy

The chairman of the Board is responsible for:

  • Evaluating the Board of Directors, the Executive Board and their collaboration
  • Conducting individual meetings with all the members of the Board of Directors

The Nomination Committee and the full Board of Directors review the conclusions of the evaluation process to ensure that the required expertise is represented on the Board.

Number of members
The Board of Directors currently consists of 8 members elected by the general meeting, and 4 employees elected by their fellow employees. The Executive Board is not represented on the Board of Directors.

Board of Directors Secretariat
The Board of Directors Secretariat, led by the secretary to the Board, serves the Board by planning meetings, advising on matters of company law and Danske Bank's Articles of Association.

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Board of Directors expertise
​Since the Board of Directors operates as a collegiate body, its expertise is the sum of the individual members' qualifications. 

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