Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Ole Andersen

Ole Andersen

(1956)

Chairman
Year of first appointment, 2009 State-authorised public accountant M.Sc. (Economics and Business Administration)

Directorships and other offices: 
NASDAQ OMX Nordic (Member of the Nomination Committee) 

This member is considered independent. 

Number of shares in Bang & Olufsen a/s at the end of the year: 84,650 (2016/17: 84,650)

Juha Christensen

Juha Christensen

(1964)

Deputy Chairman 
Year of first appointment, 2016 

Directorships and other offices: 
Cogniance Inc. (Chairman), Cloud- Made Ltd. (Chairman), Netcompany A/S, The Pad, Inc. (Chairman) 

This member is considered independent. 

Number of shares in Bang & Olufsen a/s at the end of the year : 6,000 (2016/17: 0)

Albert Bensoussan

Albert Bensoussan

(1959)

Year of first appointment, 2014 Kering (CEO of Luxury – Watches & Jewelry activities), Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Directorships and other offices: 
Sowind Group SA (Chairman), QEELIN HOLDING LUXEMBOURG (Director), POMELLATO S.p.A. (Director), Sigatec (Board member), MANUFACTURE ET FABRIQUE DE MONTRES ET CHRONOMETRES, ULYSSE NARDIN LE LOCLE SA (President), Boucheron Holding SAS (Membre comité stratégique), Boucheron Joaillerie (USA), Inc. (Director), Boucheron Suisse SA (Board Member), Luxury Timepieces & Jewellery outlets Limited + USA, Inc. (Director and President), BOUCHERON RUS 000 (Director), Kering (Macau) Watches and Jewelry Limited (Director) 

This member is considered independent.

Number of shares in Bang & Olufsen a/s at the end of the year: 3,000 (2016/17: 3000)

Anders Colding Friis

Anders Colding Friis

(1963)

Year of first appointment, 2018

This member is considered independent. Member of the Audit Committee
Brian Bjørn Hansen

Brian Bjørn Hansen

(1972)

Year of first appointment, 2015 Employee-elected Senior Business Manager, Smart Home 

Number of shares in Bang & Olufsen a/s at the end of the year: 480 (2016/17: 480)

Geoff Martin

Geoff Martin

(1969)

Year of first appointment, 2015 Employee-elected Technical Specialist, Sound Design 

Number of shares in Bang & Olufsen a/s at the end of the year: 844 (2016/17: 728)

Ivan Tong Kai Lap

Ivan Tong Kai Lap

(1960)

Year of first appointment, Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration 

Directorships and other offices: 
Grand Concept Limited Hong Kong (Director)

This member is considered independent. 

Number of shares in Bang & Olufsen a/s at the end of the year: 2,600 (2016/17: 0)

Jesper Jarlbæk

Jesper Jarlbæk

(1956) 

Year of first appointment, 2011 state-authorised public accountant M.Sc (Economics and Business Administration) 

Directorships and other offices: 
Basico Consulting Group (Chairman), Catacap Management ApS (Chairman), Frokost.DK Aps (Chairman), GroupCare Group A/S (Chairman), Falcon Fondsmæglerselskab A/S (Chairman), Happy Helper A/S (Deputy chairman), Berlin Invest 2017 ApS (Board Member), Materieludlejning Holding Group ApS (Chairman), A-Solutions A/S (Chairman), Polaris III Invest Fonden (Board Member), Earlbrook Holding Group A/S (Director and Board Member), Smartshare systems A/S (Board Member), Business Angels Fond - London II A/S (Director and Board member), Bookboon Corporate Group A/S (Chairman), Lyngsoe systems holding A/S (Board Member), Active Inspiration Technologies Ltd (Board member) 

This member is considered independent. 

Number of shares in Bang & Olufsen a/s at the end of the year: 6,500 (2016/17: 6,500)
Mads Nipper

Mads Nipper

(1966)

Year of first appointment, 2014 Grundfos Holding A/S (Group President/CEO), M.Sc. Business Administration 

Directorships and other offices: 
Danish Crown A/S (Deputy chairman) This member is considered independent. 

Number of shares in Bang & Olufsen a/s at the end of the year: 5,770 (2016/17: 5,770)

Majken Schultz

Majken Schultz

(1958)

Year of first appointment, 2013 M.Sc. Political Science PhD Business Administration 

Directorships and other offices: 
Danish Crown A/S (Board Member), Danske Spil A/S (Board Member), Realdania (Board Member), VCI Holding ApS (Director), Professor of Management at Copenhagen Business School, International Research Fellow, Oxford University 

This member is considered independent.

Number of shares in Bang & Olufsen a/s at the end of the year: 5,300 (2016/17: 5,300)

Søren Balling

Søren Balling

(1971) 

Year of first appointment, 2017 Employee-elected Production Engineer, Mechanics 

Number of shares in Bang & Olufsen a/s at the end of the year: 1,214 (16/17: 0)

Investor contact

Martin Raasch Egenhardt
Head of Investor Relations
+45-53707439
mare@bang-olufsen.dk
 
Major Shareholder Announcements should be sent directly to
major-shareholder@bang-olufsen.dk
 

Press contact

Jens Gamborg
Head of Group Communications
+45 2496 9371
Press@bang-olufsen.dk