Management

DFDS CEO Torben Carlsen 02 2022 30 V2 FIN

Torben Carlsen

President & CEO
  • 133,902 shares
  • Born in 1965

Torben Carlsen has been Executive Vice President and CFO of DFDS A/S since 2009 and CEO as of May 1st 2019. He holds an MSc. in Finance.

Chair: Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, CI-II K/S, CI-III K/S & NMF K/S, Chairman of the Investment Committee; IV K/S, Chairman of Limited Partner Advisory Committees

DFDS CFO Karina Deacon 02 2022 46 V3 FIN

Karina Deacon

EVP & CFO
  • 1,456 shares
  • Born in 1969

Karina Deacon is responsible for Corporate Finance, Group Accounts & Tax, Investor Relations & Corporate Planning, Procurement, Legal & Insurance as well as DFDS’ internal Strategy & Consulting team.

Board member and Chair of Audit Committee: DOVISTA A/S

DFDS CPO Anne-Christine Ahrenkiel 02 2022 57 V2 FIN

Anne-Christine Ahrenkiel

Chief People Officer and Executive Vice President, People Division
  • Born in 1970

Anne-Christine is Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer for the People Division, with responsibility for HR Business Partnering, Talent Development, HR Operations, HR Center of Excellence and Corporate Social Responsibility.

DFDS EVP Peder Gellert 02 2022 59 V3 FIN

Peder Gellert Pedersen

Executive Vice President, Ferry Division
  • Born in 1958

Peder Gellert Pedersen is Executive Vice President for DFDS' Ferry Division, which covers all Passenger, Ro-Ro, and Ro-Pax activities and their associated terminals.

DFDS EVP Niklas Andersson 02 2022 68 V4 Greyish

Niklas Andersson

Executive Vice President, Logistics Division
  • Born in 1973

Niklas Andersson is Executive Vice President for DFDS's Logistics Division, which includes all land transport on roads and railways, warehousing, cross-docking as well as other logistics services.

DFDS CTO Rune Keldsen 02 2022 31 V3 FIN

Rune Keldsen

Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, IT & Digital Division
  • Born in 1979

Rune Keldsen is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the IT & Digital Division.

DFDS Martin Gade Gregersen 02 2022 48 V2 FIN

Martin Gade Gregersen

Senior Vice President, Head of Cold Chain, Logistics Division
  • 29,500 shares
  • Born in 1980

Martin Gade Gregersen is Senior Vice President for DFDS's Logistics Division. He is a board member of ANCO TRANS.

DFDS Board of Directors Member Anders Götzsche 02 2022 08 V2 FIN

Anders Götzsche

Board member
  • 3,500 shares
  • Born in 1967
  • Joined the Board: 19 March 2018
  • Re-elected: 2018-2022
  • Period of office ends: General Assembly 2023
  • Chair of the Audit Committee
  • Position: Executive Vice President and CFO, Velux A/S
DFDS Board of Directors Chair Claus Hemmingsen 02 2022 56 V2 FIN

Claus V. Hemmingsen

Chair of the Board
  • 3,336 shares
  • Born in 1962
  • Joined the Board: 29 March 2012
  • Re-elected: 2013-2022
  • Period of office ends: General Assembly 2023
  • Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees
  • Position: Managing Director, CVH Consulting Aps
DFDS Board of Directors Member Jill Lauritzen Melby 02 2022 39 V2 FIN

Jill Lauritzen Melby

Board member
  • 4,735 shares
  • Born in 1958
  • Joined the Board: 18 April 2001
  • Re-elected: 2002-2022
  • Period of office ends: General Assembly 2023
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Position: Team Leader Finance, BASF A/S
DFDS Board of Directors Deputy Chair Klaus Nyborg 02 2022 48 V5 FIN

Klaus Nyborg

Vice Chair
  • Born in 1962
  • Joined the Board: 31 March 2016
  • Re-elected: 2017-2022
  • Period of office ends: General Assembly 2023
  • Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees
  • Position: Managing director, Return ApS
DFDS Board of Directors Member Dirk Reich 02 2022 22 V2 FIN

Dirk Reich

Board member
  • Born in 1963
  • Joined the board: 1 July 2019
  • Re-elected: 2020-2022
  • Period of office ends: General Assembly 2023
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Chair: Instafreight GmbH, Log-hub AG, R+R Holding AG, R+R International Aviation AG
  • Board member: Skycell AG, Imperial Logistics Limited
DFDS Board of Directors Member Lars Skjold-Hansen 02 2022 48 V3-FINAL

Lars Skjold-Hansen

Board member (staff representative)
  • 530 shares
  • Born in 1965
  • Joined the Board: 22 March 2013
  • Re-elected: 2014-2022
  • Period of office ends: General Assembly 2026
DFDS Board member Minna Aila

Minna Aila

Board member
  • 0 shares
  • Born in 1966
  • Joined the Board: 23 March 2023
  • Re-elected: n.a.
  • Period of office ends: Annual General Meeting 2023
  • Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees
  • Position: Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Affairs, member of the Executive Committee, Neste
DFDS Board member Marianne Henriksen

Marianne Henriksen

Board member (staff representative)
  • 30 shares
  • Born in 1962
  • Joined the Board: 23 March 2023
  • Period of office ends: General Assembly 2026
Photo of DFDS Board Member Kristian Kristensen

Kristian Kristensen

Board member (staff representative)
  • 20 shares
  • Born: 1975
  • Joined the Board: 23 March 2023
  • Re-elected: n.a.
  • Period of office ends: General Assembly 2026