Carlsberg’s deputy CEO to depart
Jørn P Jensen to leave by end of September
Carlsberg announced today that deputy CEO and CFO Jørn P Jensen, Deputy CEO and CFO will leave the company by end of this month.
The rationale put forward by Supervisory Board chairman Flemming Besenbacher is that with a new CEO, Cees 't Hart, on board that the time is ripe for a change.
Besenbacher said, “I would like to thank Jørn P. Jensen for his very significant contributions to the transformation of Carlsberg from a small regional brewery to its current international position during his 15 years with the company, and I wish him every success in the future.”
For his part Jensen commented, “Carlsberg is a fantastic company with a great heritage and a prosperous future. However, now is the right time for change, for the company and for me. I will always remember the great teams and employees in the Group, the many great partners and stakeholders, and I will continue to follow Carlsberg with interest.”
A search for a successor will be initiated. Jensen has agreed to be available for the next months to finish a number of projects and to hand over to a new group CFO.