The Board of Directors appoints the President and CEO who together with the Executive Committee is responsible for the daily operations of the company
President & CEO
Born: 1969. Employed since 2008. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.
Education: Shipping Broker, Transocean Shipping, Denmark.
Previous experience: Head of Scandic Denmark. Director of Sales & Marketing, Choice Hotels Scandinavia; CEO Fountain Scandinavia A/S and Head of Sales & Marketing, Avis Rent a Car.
Other assignments: Chairman of the Board of Dansk Erhverv (Danish Chamber of Commerce).
Chief Financial Officer
Born: 1968. Employed since 2022. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2022.
Education: Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics from Uppsala University, Sweden.
Previous experience: CFO Bonnier Group, CFO SkiStar AB, Partner and Authorized Public Accountant KPMG.
Other assignments: Board member of Aspia AB and Specialfastigheter Sverige AB.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Born: 1966. Employed since 2021. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2021.
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources from University of Lund, Sweden. Swedish Royal Army Infantry, Lieutenant grade, Halmstad, Sweden.
Previous experience: Global Lead HR Mergers & Acquisitions, Ericsson, Senior Vice President HR, Sobi, Global HR Lead, Pfizer Inc, Area HR Lead, Kraft Foods, Group HR Director, Codan AS, HR Director, Astra Sweden.
Other assignments: -
Head of Denmark
Born: 1970. Employed since 2006. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2019.
Education: Currently attending an MBA at Edinburgh Business School. Higher Commercial Examination Accounting and Finance.
Previous experience: District director Copenhagen & Denmark East, Scandic. Director of Food & Beverage Denmark and Southern Europe, Scandic. Regional director, Hard Rock International.
Other assignments: Board member of Wonderful Copenhagen
Head of Sweden
Born: 1967. Employed 1995-2008 and since 2015. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016 as well as 2003-2008.
Education: Scandic Business School and Hilton. Franklin Covey - Habits of highly effective people & Great Leadership.
Previous experience: VP Brand, Marketing & Communication Scandic Hotels, COO Scandic Sweden, CEO Rica Hotels Sweden.
Other assignments: Board member of Visita and Confederation of Swedish Enterprise.
Head of Finland
Born: 1968. Employed by the Group since 2012. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.
Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Management, Schiller International University, London.
Previous experience: Several senior positions with Procter & Gamble and Reckitt Benckiser; Commercial Director at Oy Hartwall and CEO at Palace Kämp Group.
Other assignments: Chairman of the Board of Finnish Hospitality Industry Association. Board member of Confederation of Finnish Industries. Deputy Board Member of Pension Insurance Company Elo
Head of Europe
Born: 1961. Employed by the Group since 2009. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.
Nationality: German and Swiss.
Education: Diploma from the Hotel Management School, Glion, Switzerland.
Previous experience: Several senior positions within Rezidor, such as Vice President HR and Regional Director Poland and Ireland.
Other assignments: –
Head of Norway
Born: 1968. Employed by the Group since 2001. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since January 2020.
Education: Norwegian School of Hotel Management.
Previous Experience: Board member of Visit Bergen. General Manager Bergen Hotel Gruppen AS and General Manager Scandic Bergen City. District Director West Norway, Scandic Hotels AS.
Other assignments: -
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