THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ROYAL UNIBREW

Name Year of birth and gender Initially elected Term of office Position
Peter Ruzicka 1964, male 2021 2021-2022 Chairman of the Board
Jais Valeur 1962, male 2013 2021-2022 Deputy Chairman of the Board
Martin Alsø 1974, male 2014 2018-2022 Board member elected by the employees
Einar Esbensen Nielsen 1954, male 2018 2018-2022 Board member elected by the employees
Heidi Kleinbach-Sauter 1956, female 2019 2021-2022 Board member
Claus Kærsgaard 1968, male 2018 2018-2022 Board member elected by the employees
Christian Sagild 1959, male 2018 2021-2022 Board member
Catharina Stackelberg-Hammarén 1970, female 2019 2021-2022 Board member
Torben Carlsen 1965, male 2021 2021-2022 Board member

 

Peter A. Ruzicka

Chairman of the Board

Position
Professional board member

Directorships
Chairman of the board of Ventotene Holding AS, NO, and Pandora A/S, DK, Member of the board of directors of Aspelin, Ramm Gruppen AS and AKA AS and Axfood AB

Special competences
Broad international experience within the food and beverage industry and FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) as well as special operational expertise with strategy execution and transformation.

Committees
Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, member of the Audit Committee

Nationality
Norwegian

Considered independent
Yes

Jais Valeur

Deputy Chairman of the Board

Position
Group CEO of Danish Crown

Directorships
Member of the board of directors of Foss A/S, DK

Special competences
Special expertise in general management of international enterprises within FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)

Committees
Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Nationality
Danish

Considered independent
Yes

 

Martin Alsø

Elected by the employees

Position
Business Unit Manager in Royal Unibrew

Nationality
Danish

Considered independent
No

Einar Esbensen Nielsen

Elected by the employees

Position
Terminal worker in Royal Unibrew

Nationality
Danish

Considered independent
No

Heidi Kleinbach-Sauter

Member of the Board

Position
Professionel board member

Directorships
Member of the board of directors of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, DK

Special competences
Broad international experience within general management, technology, quality management and science within the food and beverage industry. Global thought leader diversity and inclusion.

Nationality
German/US

Considered independent
Yes

Claus Kærgaard

Elected by the employees

Position
Sales Manager Off-Trade in Royal Unibrew

Nationality
Danish

Considered independent
No

Christian Sagild

Member of the Board

Position
Professional board member

Directorships
Chairman of the board of directors of Nordic Solar A/S, DK, and Penneo A/S, DK. Deputy Chairman of the board of directors of Ambu A/S, DK

Special competences
Special expertise within general management of listed enterprises, including in-depth insight within finance and risk management

Committees
Chairman of the Audit Committee

Nationality
Danish

Considered independent
Yes

Catharina Stackelberg-Hammarén

Member of the Board

Position
Executive Chairman of the Board, Marketing Clinic

Directorships
Member of the board of directors of Alma Media, Marimekko, Kojomo, Purmo Group, Marketing Clinic Oy (including subsidiaries) and Scansecurities Oy, all companies situated in Finland

Special competences
Special expertise in strategy, marketing and digitalization within the food and beverage industry for FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) in the Nordic markets

Nationality
Finnish

Considered independent
Yes

Torben Carlsen

Member of the Board

Position
Group CEO of DFDS

Directorships
Member of the board of directors of PPC Ejendomme A/S, DK; Dyal 1 ApS, DK and P/S Dyal Investment

Special competences
Broad international expertise and knowledge within finance, risk management, M&A and management of international corporations

Nationality
Danish

Considered independent
Yes