Appointment of new Chairman and new Members of the Board of Directors of herning shipping a.s.
The Board of Directors of herning shipping a.s. are pleased to inform the appointment of Steen Hove as Chairman of the Board of Directors as of 21 December 2009, succeeding Søren Thygesen who has been on the Board since 1997. The Board of Directors would like to thank Søren Thygesen for his contribution to herning shipping throughout the years.
Steen Hove, attorney-at-law, has a long term relationship with herning shipping. For a number of years Midtbank (now Handelsbanken) have been the primary bank of herning shipping, and as the former Managing Director of Midtbank, Steen Hove is not only familiar with the history of herning shipping but is also known to its shareholders.
Steen Hove holds board memberships in several Danish/local companies and, among others, serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Handelsbanken, Danmark.
Lars Vang Christensen, CEO of herning shipping comments: "I am delighted to welcome Steen Hove on board. The Board of Directors and the management of our company are looking very much forward to a close cooperation with Steen Hove. We are confident that Steen Hove’s experience and financial background will positively contribute to the further development of herning shipping.”
“Having known herning shipping and hence also its founding family for many years it is a privilege for me to accept the position as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and indeed I very much look forward to working together with the Board of Directors, the top management and the competent staff of the Company in their combined endeavours to strengthen and further develop the Company”, says Steen Hove.
Likewise, the Board of Directors are pleased to inform the appointment of Niels Laurits Thygesen, owner of Thygesen Textile Group, and Morten Larsen, co-owner of Euro-Steel A/S, as Members of the Board of Directors of herning shipping a.s. as of 21 December 2009.
The Board of Directors and management of herning shipping welcome Niels Laurits Thygesen and Morten Larsen on board and look forward to a constructive and inspiring cooperation.
Following attorney-at-law Alex Laudrup’s decision to retire from Gorrissen Federspiel by the end of 2009, he has now stepped down from the Board of Directors of herning shipping a.s. Herning shipping takes this opportunity to thank Alex Laudrup for his valuable and loyal contribution to the company during almost 30 years.
The herning shipping a.s’ Board of Directors as of 21.12.09 include: Steen Hove, Niels Laurits Thygesen, Finn Ladefoged Jensen, Erik Hays Thøgersen, Tage Bundgaard og Morten Larsen.
For further information please contact:
Mr Lars Vang Christensen, CEO, herning shipping a.s., phone +45 9626 6645