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Dfds A/S (DFDS.CO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Claus Hemmingsen

56 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board

Torben Carlsen

54 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Acting Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Klaus Nyborg

55 2018 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Eddie Green

61 2010 Executive Vice President, Logistics Division

Peder Pedersen

61 Executive Vice President, Ferry Division

Jesper Hartvig Nielsen

44 2018 Director, Staff Representative

Jens Knudsen

60 2011 Director, Staff Representative

Jill Lauritzen Melby

60 2001 Director

Dirk Reich

56 2019 Director

Lars Skjold-Hansen

53 2013 Director, Staff Representative

Marianne Dahl Steensen

45 2017 Independent Director

Anders Goetzsche

51 2018 Independent Director

Soeren Broendholt Nielsen

Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Planning

Biographies

Name Description

Claus Hemmingsen

Mr. Claus V. Hemmingsen has served as Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of DFDS A/S since March 21, 2017. He has previously been Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board since March 29, 2012. He is Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees. He also serves as Vice CEO at A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S and CEO of Energy division. He is Chair of the Danish Chinese Business Forum, Deputy Chair of Danish Shipping, as well as Board Member of Den A.P. Moellerske Stoettefond, International Chambert of Commerce (ICC), EU-Hong Kong Business Coordination Committee and International Chamber of Shipping.

Torben Carlsen

Mr. Torben Carlsen has been Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Board of DFDS A/S since May 1, 2019. He no longer serves as Acting Chief Financial Officer effective as of January 1, 2020. He has held the position since May 1, 2019. He has previously served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board of DFDS A/S since June 1, 2009. Prior to this, he was Partner at Odin Equity Partners, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at e-gatematrix, Director and Partner at Polaris Private Equity and Vice President, Corporate Finance at Gate Gourmet. Mr. Carlsen chairs the Investment Committee of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners. He is also Chair of CHI K/S & CHII K/S and Gro Capital Fund I K/S, as well as Board Member of Fondsmaeglerselskabet Investering & Tryghed A/S. He is also Managing Director at R1612 Aps and T1612 Aps and Member of the Investment Committee of Maritime Investment Fund I K/S. He holds a Master of Science degree in Finance.

Klaus Nyborg

Mr. Klaus Nyborg has been Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of DFDS A/S since March 19, 2018. He has been Independent Director of DFDS A/S since March 31, 2016. He is Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committees. He is also Managing Director of Return ApS. He serves as Chair of Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S, A/S United Shipping & Trading, Bawat A/S, Investment Committee of Maritime Investment Fund I K/S, as well as Deputy Chair of Bunker Holding A/S, Uni-Tankers A/S, Uni-Chartering A/S and Board Member of Karin og Poul F. Hansens Familiefond, Moscord Pte Ltd. and X-Press Feeders Ltd.

Eddie Green

Mr. Eddie Green no longer serves as Executive Vice President, Logistics Division at DFDS A/S, effective as of September 1, 2019. He has held the position since 2010. He joined the Company after DFDS' acquisition of Norfolkline. He joined Norfolkline as Transport Manager in 1988, and later on served as its UK Managing Director (1992) and Managing Director of Norfolkline Logistics Division (2007-2010). He holds Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Economics.

Peder Pedersen

Mr. Peder Gellert Pedersen serves as Executive Vice President, Ferry Division at DFDS A/S. He joined the Company in 1994. Formerly, he served for 15 years at Fredericia Shipping A/S. He is a licensed shipbroker and HD (O).

Jesper Hartvig Nielsen

Mr. Jesper Hartvig Nielsen has been appointed Director, Staff Representative at DFDS A/S, effective as of March 19, 2018. He has been Corporate Port Captain, DFDS A/S.

Jens Knudsen

Mr. Jens Otto Knudsen has served as Director, Staff Representative at DFDS A/S since April 13, 2011. He has been Captain.

Jill Lauritzen Melby

Ms. Jill Lauritzen Melby has been Member of the Board of Directors at DFDS A/S since April 18, 2001. She also serves as Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She is Team Leader Finance at BASF A/S.

Dirk Reich

Mr. Dirk Reich has been Director of DFDS A/S since July 1, 2019. He has gathered deep knowledge and experience from executive roles in global logistics companies. For 17 years, between 1995 and 2012, Dirk Reich had executive roles at Kuehne & Nagel International AG as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Executive Vice President of Road & Rail and Contract Logistics, and as Executive Vice President and Member of Management Board. Dirk Reich served as CEO and President of Cargolux Airlines International SA since 2014 and founded R+R International Aviation AG in 2016, offering strategic advice on aviation and logistics. Dirk Reich has since May 4, 2017 been a Director of Panalpina World Transport AG and he also serves as Board Member of IPT AG and Skycell AG, as well as Chair of R+R Holding AG, R+R International Aviation AG, Log-hub AG and Instafreight GmbH.

Lars Skjold-Hansen

Mr. Lars Skjold-Hansen has been Director, Staff Representative of DFDS A/S since March 22, 2013. He has been Captain.

Marianne Dahl Steensen

Ms. Marianne Dahl Steensen has been Independent Director of DFDS A/S since March 21, 2017. She is also Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees. She is CEO, Microsoft Denmark A/S as well as Board Member of The Central Board/Confederation of Danish Industry (DI), DI’s Committee on Business Policy. She also serves at Red Cross as Member of the Finance and Audit Committee.

Anders Goetzsche

Mr. Anders Goetzsche has been Independent Director of DFDS A/S since March 19, 2018. He is Chair of the Audit Committee. He is Executive Vice President and CFO, H. Lundbeck A/S. He also serves as Chair of Rosborg Moebler A/S, Board Member and Chair of Audit Committee of Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S.

Soeren Broendholt Nielsen