Management

The Executive Committee chaired by CEO Per Bank includes 10 members, who head the day-to-day management of our Group. Their profiles are available below.

The Board of Directors include the Chairman, five Non-Executive Directors and two employee representatives. Click on ‘Board’ for their profiles.

Per Bank

President & CEO

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Career

  • 2012-
    CEO, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2011-2012
    Commercial Director General Merchandise, Clothing, Telecom and Online for Tesco UK
  • 2009-2011
    CEO, Tesco Hungary
  • 2004-2009
    CEO, Coop
  • 2002-2004
    Director of Logistics and Business Development, Coop
  • 2001-2002
    Logistics Director, FDB
  • 2000-2001
    Logistics Manager of Master Foods, Scandinavia
  • 1998-2000
    Logistics Manager, InWear
  • 1992-1998
    Production Engineer and later Production Executive of Danfoss system Hydraulik

Education

  • Production Engineer
  • Reserve Officer, Military of Denmark

Non Executive Board member, Pandora Group

Member of Repræsentantskabet, Danmarks Nationalbank (central bank of Denmark)

Born in 1967

Anders Hagh

Executive Vice President & CFO

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Career

  • 2015-
    Executive Vice President, Finance, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2010-2015
    Chief Financial Officer, Toms Gruppen
  • 2008-2010
    Senior Director, Finance, Maersk Line
  • 2007-2008
    Director, Finance and Accounting, Maersk China Shipping Co Ltd
  • 2005-2007
    General Manager, Finance and Accounting, Maersk Hong Kong Ltd
  • 2003-2005
    Assistant General Manager, Maersk Drilling
  • 2001-2003
    Financial Controller/Manager, Maesk Drilling

Education

  • Talent Executive Training, IMD, Switzerland
  • 2001
    MSc in Finance and Economics, Aarhus University
  • 2000
    Non-degree MBA studies, The University of Kansas

Born in 1976

Nicolai Gradman

Executive Vice President, Supply Chain & Logistics

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Career

  • 2013-
    Executive Vice President, Supply Chain & Logistics, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2003-2013
    Senior Vice President CAM and Supply Chain, Esko, Belgium
  • 1993-2002
    Deputy Director and Factory Manager, Grundfos

Education

  • 2002
    Educated in Business Excellence within Total Quality, Grundfos
  • 1993
    MSc in Engineering, Aalborg University
  • 1988
    Reserve Officer, Military of Denmark

Born in 1966

Viktor Jegesi

Executive Vice President, Commercial

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Career

  • 2013-
    Executive Vice President, Commercial, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2012-2013
    Managing Director, Bilka, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2012
    Business Development Director, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2010-2012
    Marketing Director, Tesco Hungary
  • 2008-2010
    Marketing Operation Director, Tesco Hungary
  • 2006-2008
    Trade Planning and Promotional Manager, Tesco Hungary
  • 2005-2006
    Hardline Merchandise Planning Manager, Tesco Hungary
  • 2002-2005
    Country Stock Management Manager, Tesco Hungary
  • 2000-2002
    Retail Supply Chain Specialist, Tesco Hungary
  • 1997-2000
    Central Stock Control Department Leader, Tesco Hungary
  • 1994-1997
    Department Leader on Basic Food, Metro C&C, Hungary

Education

  • Bachelor in Economics, Szolnok University, Hungary

Born in 1975

Alan Jensen

Executive Vice President, IT

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Career

  • 2005-
    Executive Vice President, IT, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 1996-2005
    Purchasing Manager, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 1988-1996
    Purchaser, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 1985-1987
    Purchaser, Terma Elektronik

Education

  • 2008
    CBL, Henley Business School
  • 1985
    B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, Aarhus School of Business

Born in 1962

Thor Jørgensen

Executive Vice President, føtex

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Career

  • 2016 -
    Executive Vice President, føtex, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2014 - 2016
    Chief Operating Officer, Netto International, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2007 - 2013
    Principal, the Boston Consulting Group
  • 2006 - 2007
    M&A Analyst, Nordea Corporate Finance

Education

  • 2005 - 2007
    M.Sc. Finance and Accounting, Copenhagen Business School
  • 2006
    Strategy and Operations Management, McGill University, Canada
  • 2004
    Marketing and Economics, Griffith University, Australien
  • 2002 - 2005
    B.Sc. Business Administration, Copenhagen Business School

Born in 1982

Michael Løve

Executive Vice President, Netto International

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Career

  • 2017-
    Executive Vice President, Netto International
  • 2015-2017
    CEO, B & Q (Kingfisher), Great Britain and Ireland
  • 2014-2015
    COO, Coop Danmark
  • 2011-2014
    CEO, Superbrugsen, Coop Danmark
  • 2009-2011
    COO, Copenhagen Airports

Education

  • 2001
    Cand.polyt, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Born in 1974

Kenneth Nielsen

Executive Vice President, E-commerce & Digital

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Career

  • 2014-
    Executive Vice President, E-commerce & Digital, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2013-2014
    Director, Kindle Offline UK, Amazon
  • 2009-2013
    Regional Manager CEE, Apple
  • 1996-2009
    Country Manager Denmark, Apple

Education

  • 2000
    Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (HD, Management & Organisation), Copenhagen Business School
  • 1995
    Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (HD, Marketing & Management), University of Southern Denmark

Born in 1968

Mark H. Nielsen

Executive Vice President, Bilka

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Career

  • 2013-
    Executive Vice President, Bilka, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2009-2013
    Sales Director, Bilka, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2007-2009
    Marketing Manager, Bilka, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2006-2007
    Country Manager, JYSK Danmark
  • 2004-2006
    Store Director, Bilka Ishøj, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 1998-2004
    Store Director in various føtex stores, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 1995-1998
    Store Director, A-Z Sønderborg
  • 1994-1995
    Sales Director, Bilka Ishøj, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 1987-1994
    Area Manager, Sales Manager, Head of Department and Staff Manager, Bilka Hundige, Dansk Supermarked Group

Education

  • 2003
    Diploma Management training, Ballerup
  • 1985
    Vocational Basic Education, Trade and Office, Campus Nakskov

Born in 1967

Peter Poulsen

Executive Vice President, HR

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Career

  • 2013-
    Executive Vice President, HR and CSR, Dansk Supermarked Group
  • 2012-2013
    Vice President, Maersk Tankers
  • 2008-2012
    Head of HR North Asia Region, Maersk Line
  • 2007-2008
    Director of Strategic Planning, Organisational Design, Maersk Line
  • 2006-2007
    Director of Human Resources, Costumer Service, A. P. Møller-Maersk
  • 2006
    Senior General Manager, HR, A. P. Møller-Maersk
  • 2005-2006
    General Manager, HR, A. P. Møller-Maersk
  • 2003-2005
    HR Consultant, A. P. Møller-Maersk
  • 2001-2002
    PhD Researcher, LEGO Company

Education

  • 2003
    PhD, Organisational Change and Management, Aalborg University
  • 2000
    Master in Business Administration, Organisation and Strategy, Aalborg University

Born in 1974