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The Board of Directors

The Vissing Foundation (Secondary name: MOGENS OG JENNY VISSINGS LEGAT TIL DEN MEDICINSKE OG TEKNISKE VIDENSKABS FREMME) is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of between three and five members. Currently, one member has been appointed by the Confederation of Danish Industry, one by the Council of the Danish Law Society, and two by the Board of Directors.

 

The Foundation’s Board of Directors currently consists of the following four members:

 

 


 

Chairman - Appointed by the Board of Directors

Hans-Henrik Eriksen

Managing director at Bagger-Sørensen & Co A/S since 2006.

Member of the Board of Directors at the Vissing Foundation since 2017.

Career/education: MSc (Econ) (1984), state-authorised public accountant (1988), postgraduate courses, e.g. at Insead and Stanford University, and Bestyrelsesakademiet (KU) and Executive Board Programme (Insead).

Previous employers: auditing and consultancy firm Arthur Andersen, Tele Danmark and the Dandy group. In addition, experience from several Boards of Directors in Danish and international companies.

Other management positions:

Allied companies within the Bagger-Sørensen group and companies in which Bagger-Sørensen has invested, including:

Exact Brazil A/S and others
Flex Funding A/S
Bagger-Sørensen Fonden

Chairman of the Board of Directors or member of the Board of Directors in:
SP Group A/S (chairman of the auditing committee)
Limb Holding Aps, Limb Finance A/S and related companies
Jabami ApS and Bricks A/S and related companies
The Vissing Foundation, Vissing Holding A/S and Vikan A/S

Many years of experience in strategic management, e.g. focusing on financial management, fund management, international investments and M&A. 

 

 

 

Member of the Board of Directors - Appointed by the Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society

Allan Højbak

Attorney at Law (Right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court)
Member of the Board of Directors at the Vissing Foundation since 2018.
CEO and member of the Board of Directors at Vissing Holding A/S.
Candidate of Law Works as commercial lawyer (Right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court) in the law firm Vingaardshus in Aalborg. Achieved his licence to practice law in 2000.

 

Other Boards of Directors:

Scandic IT ApS - Chairman of the board
Convocom IT Equipment ApS - Chairman of the board
Fonden Himmerlandshus - Chairman of the board
Member of the Board of Directors at Aalborg Advokatforening

 

 

 

Member of the Board of Directors - Appointed by the Confederation of Danish Industry

Niels Hermansen

CEO

Member of the Board of Directors since 2006.

Career/education: MSc (Econ) from Copenhagen Business School. Niels Hermansen is a professional member of the Board of Directors and former managing director or chairman/member of the Board of Directors at a number of international companies, e.g. Fritz Hansen A/S Group, Royal Copenhagen A/S and Brødrene Hartmann A/S. Experienced in organisational development, M&A, strategy development and general practical management.

Other management positions:

Vikan A/S (chairman of the Board of Directors)
Fredericia Furniture A/S (chairman of the Board of Directors)
Idavang A/S (chairman of the Board of Directors)

 

 

Member of the Board of Directors - Appointed by the Board of Directors

Anne Hasselholm

Communication consultant

Member of the Board of Directors since 2018.

Career/education:
Journalist degree from the Danish School of Media and Journalism (1989)
Former manager of the press department at Tele Danmark (TDC), partner and co-owner of Jøp, Ove & Myrthu for several years. Founder and/or co-owner of communication consultancy firms for two decades.

Several years of experience working with communication strategies at a strategical level, including communication strategies, crisis communication, town branding, employer branding etc. 

Other management positions:

ProffOutlet.com – Advisory Board