Who sits on our boards - guidelines and compensation?

Hans Kann Rasmussen
Chair

(B. 1945) 

BSc Eng. 

Elected to the board at the annual meeting on 13 March 2006. Appointed Chair every year since 2006. Re-elected in 2009 and in 2014. Extended in 2016 (after a 10-year term). Hans Kann Rasmussen can be re-elected in 2019 and sit on the board until 2021.   

Special skills in compliance with the Trust Deed: Descendent of founder Villum Kann Rasmussen (son), commercial and financial insight  

Considered independent: No 

Other boards, etc.: 

  • V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation (USA), Vice-chair
Minik Thorleif Rosing
Vice-chair

(B. 1957) 

Professor, Licenciate (PhD) 

Elected to the board at the annual meeting on 12 June 2012. Re-elected and appointed as Vice-chair at the annual meeting every year since 2015. Can be re-elected in 2020 and sit on the board until 2022. 

Member of the working group for Environment and Sustainability. Member of the working group for Humanities and Praxis. 

Special skills in compliance with the Trust Deed: Commercial and financial insight, cultural and pedagogical insight.

Considered independent: Yes 

Other boards, etc.: 

  •  Ilisimatusarfik, University of Greenland, the Committee, Chair
  • Ivalo & Minik Fonden, Chair 
  • The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Chair
  • Arctic Institute, Vice-chair
  • Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, board member 
  • The Danish National Research Foundation, board member  

Awards: 

  • Ebbe Muncks Hæderspris, 2001 
  • Danish Geology Prize, 2008 
  • Rungstedlundprisen, 2018 
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Erik Michael Darre
Board member

(B. 1953)

Orthopedic Surgeon, Major General

Elected to the board at the annual meeting 19 June 2018. Can be re-elected in 2023 and sit on the board until 2028.

Special skills in compliance with the Trust Deed: Commercial and financial insight as well as cultural and pedagogical insight.

Considered independent: Yes

Other boards, etc.:

  • 'Støtteforeningen for Militær-Medicinsk Samling', Chair
  • The Organization of Danish Medical Societies (LVS), member of society

Awards:

  • World Veterans Federation Rehabilitation Prize, 2012
  • 'Danmarks Idræts-Forbunds Ærestegn', 2013
Jens Oddershede
Board member

(B. 1945)

Professor, DSc 

Elected to the board at the annual meeting on 17 June 2014. Re-elected in 2018. Can sit on the board until 2020 (after the age of 75). 

Member of the working group for Research in the Humanities and Culture. Member of the Investment Committee.  

Special skills in compliance with the Trust Deed: Commercial and financial insight, cultural and pedagogical insight 

Considered independent: Yes 

Other boards, etc.: 

  • The Danish Council for Research and Innovation Policy, Chair 
  • The Reformation Jubilee, the Presidium, Chair
  • Faaborg Gymnasium, Chair
  • Fjord&Bælt , Chair
  • Naturama, Chair
  • Lund University, board member
  • Norwegian University of Life Sciences, the Council, board member 
  • Swedish Higher Education Authority, the Advisory Council, board member
  • Odense Zoo, board member
Marie Louise Bech Nosch
Board member

(B. 1970) 

Professor, PhD, MA 

Professor in history and classical philology, former Head of the Center for Textile Research, University of Copenhagen (2005-2016). 

Elected board member at the annual meeting 16 June 2015. Re-elected in 2016. Marie Louise Bech Nosch can be re-elected in 2021 and sit on the board until 2025. 

Special skills in compliance with the Trust Deed: Commercial and financial insight, cultural and pedagogical insight.

Considered independent: Yes 

Other boards, etc.: 

  • Wissenschaftliche Beirat, Zentrum für Baltische und Skandinavische Archäologie, Archäologischen Landesmuseum in Schleswig (Schleswig, Germany) Vice-chair since 2009. 
  • Conseil scientifique de la Maison Archéologie & Ethnologie (MAE), Université Paris X/CNRS, board member since 2015.  
  • National Key Base for Textile Conservation Research, China National Silk Museum, Hangzhou, China, member of the council 2013-2017.  
  • Executive Committee, International Association of the Study of Silk Road Textiles, member 2016-2020.  
Astrid Kann-Rasmussen
Observer

(B. 1974)

Nurse 

Appointed family observer at the turn of the year 2017/2018. 

Member of the working group for Environment and Sustainability.  

Special skills in compliance with the Trust Deed: Descendent of founder Villum Kann Rasmussen (grandchild), commercial and financial insight, cultural and pedagogical insight. 

Considered independent: No 

Other boards, etc.: 

  • V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation, USA, Chair
  • KR Foundation, Vice-chair
  • Partners for a New Economy, Board member