Management

DFDS CEO Torben Carlsen 02 2022 30 V2 FIN

Torben Carlsen

President & CEO
  • 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
DFDS CFO Karina Deacon 02 2022 46 V3 FIN

Karina Deacon

EVP & CFO
  • 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.

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.

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Mathieu Girardin

Head of Ferry Division
  • Born in 1982

Mathieu Girardin will be Head of DFDS' Ferry Division, which covers all Passenger, Ro-Ro and Ro-Pax activities and their associated terminals. He joined DFDS in October 2022, as he succeeds Peder Gellert Pedersen, who retired on 1 August 2022.

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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
  • Born in 1980
  • Joined the Board: 2021
DFDS Board of Directors Member Anders Götzsche 02 2022 08 V2 FIN

Anders Götzsche

Board member
  • Born in 1967
  • Joined the Board: 19 March 2018
  • Chair of the Audit Committee
DFDS Board of Directors Chair Claus Hemmingsen 02 2022 56 V2 FIN

Claus V. Hemmingsen

Chair of the Board
  • Born in 1962
  • Joined the Board: 29 March 2012
  • Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees
DFDS Board of Directors Member Jill Lauritzen Melby 02 2022 39 V2 FIN

Jill Lauritzen Melby

Board member
  • Born in 1958
  • Joined the Board: 18 April 2001
  • Member of the Audit Committee
DFDS Board of Directors Deputy Chair Klaus Nyborg 02 2022 48 V5 FIN

Klaus Nyborg

Vice Chair
  • Born in 1963
  • Joined the Board: 31 March 2016
  • Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees
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
  • Member of the Audit Committee
DFDS Board of Directors Member Lars Skjold-Hansen 02 2022 48 V3-FINAL

Lars Skjold-Hansen

Board member (staff representative)
  • Born in 1965
  • Joined the Board: 22 March 2013
  • Staff representative
DFDS Board member Minna Aila

Minna Aila

Board member
  • Born in 1966
  • Joined the Board: 23 March 2022
  • Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees
DFDS Board member Marianne Henriksen

Marianne Henriksen

Board member (staff representative)
  • Born in 1961
  • Joined the Board: 23 March 2022
  • Staff representative
Photo of DFDS Board Member Kristian Kristensen

Kristian Kristensen

Board member (staff representative)
  • Born in 1967
  • Joined the Board: 23 March 2022
  • Staff representative