THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ROYAL UNIBREW

Name Year of birth Initially elected Term of office Position Number of Royal Unibrew shares held at 1 January 2019 Change from 1 January 2018
Walther Thygesen 1950 2010 2018-2019 Chairman 9,500 2,000
Jais Valeur 1962 2013 2018-2019 Deputy Chairman - -
Martin Alsø 1974 2014 2018-2022 Board member elected by the employees 1,900 -
Einar Esbensen Nielsen 1954 2018 2018-2022 Board member elected by the employees 20 20
Claus Kærsgaard 1968 2018 2018-2022 Board member elected by the employees - -
Christian Sagild 1959 2018 2018-2019 Board member 1,500 1,500
Karsten Mattias Slotte 1953 2013 2018-2019  Board member  - -
Hemming Van 1956 2004 2018-2019 Board member 6,605 -
Lars Vestergaard 1974 2018 2018-2019 Board member 415 415
Floris van Woerkom 1963 2018 2018-2019 Board member 1,000 1,000

 

Walther Thygesen

Chairman of the Board
Chairman of the nomination committee and remuneration committee

Position
Professional board member in a number of enterprises

Special competences
Special expertise in general management with experience from both Denmark and abroad as well as sales and marketing expertise, especially in the business to business market

Independence
Considered independent

Chairman of the board of directors
Sonion Holding A/S Kartago Development ApS

Member of the board of directors
German High Street Properties A/S (GHSP)

Jais Valeur

Deputy Chairman of the Board
Member of the nomination and remuneration committee

Position
Group CEO of Danish Crown

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

Independence
Considered independent

Member of the board of directors
Foss A/S

Martin Alsø

Elected by the employees

Position
Business Unit Manager

Einar Esbensen

Elected by the employees

Position
Terminal worker

Claus Kærgaard

Elected by the employees

Position
Sales Development Manager

Christian Sagild

Member of the Board
Member of the Audit Committee

Position
Professional board member

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

Independence
Considered independent

Member of the board of directors
Ambu A/S
Blue Ocean Robotics ApS

Chairman of the board of directors
Nordic Solar Energi A/S
Nordic Solar Global A/S

Karsten Mattias Slotte

Member of the Board

Position
Professional board member in a number of enterprises, Primarily in Finland and Sweden

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

Independence
Considered independent

Member of the board of directors
Ratos Ab (publ), Sweden
Scandi Standard Ab (publ), Sweden
Conficap Oy, Finland
Antti Alström Perilliset Oy, Finland
Finsk-Svenska Handelskammaren

Hemming Van

Member of the Board

Position
Executive Officer of HV Invest ApS

Special competences
Special expertise in retailing and marketing as well as production and general management

Independence
Not considered independent due to length of service

Executive board service
CEO of Easyholding ApS,
CEO of HV Holding ApS, Chri Van ApS, Ka Van ApS, Se Van ApS and The Van ApS

Chairman of the board of directors
Easyfood A/S GOG Holding A/S Halberg A/S
HV Holding (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Member of the board of directors
Great Dane A/S HV Invest ApS
Pro Natural Harvest Co., Ltd. eHUBnordic ApS
NORD Gourmet ApS

Hemming Van is not available for election at the AGM in 2019

Lars Vestergaard

Member of the Board
Chairman of the Audit Committee

Position
Group EVP and CFO of FLSmidth & Co. A/S

Special competences
Special expertise within IT, M&A as well as finance and risk management in international corporations, including experience within FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods).

Independence
Considered independent

Floris van Woerkom

Member of the Board

Position
Self employed / independent consultant

Special competences
Broad international experience, including experience within FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) as well as special expertise within finance, strategy and management of international corporations.

Independence
Considered independent