FREJA adjusts in top management and adds competencies


Jørgen J. Hansen has chosen, that the future effort in FREJA will take place in the board room

After about 34 years of leading the daily operations of FREJA, Jørgen now wishes to use his expertise as working Chairman of the Board in FREJA Holding. Jørgen started FREJA with a partner in 1985 and has developed the company up to present times, with approximately 750 dedicated employees in 6 countries and with an annual turnover in 2019 of DKK. 3,4 billion. FREJA is a full-service provider and works in the segments of Road, Sea, Air, Project & Logistics, including Pharma logistics.

Ulrik Rasmussen is the new CEO
The present Managing Director in FREJA Denmark – Ulrik Rasmussen – will as of May 1st, 2019 take on the role as new Group CEO for FREJA and will as such replace Jørgen in this role. Ulrik Rasmussen, who has been with FREJA since 2010, has been Managing Director in FREJA Norway as well as in FREJA Denmark. Ulrik is 44 years old, is trained in the industry and has prior to his time in FREJA, amongst others worked as Director in England for DSV Road Ltd.

Ulrik takes on the new responsibility with great respect and with a wish to continue building on the values FREJA is based on. In close cooperation with the working Chairman of the Board he will be responsible for developing FREJA’s present strategy, growth, culture and good customer-, as well as supplier-relations.

Jan Sunde takes over after Ulrik Rasmussen
Jan Sunde has been appointed new Managing Director of FREJA Denmark as of May 1st, 2019. Since 2017 Jan has acted as Regional Director Denmark West. Furthermore, Jan has also during that time been a part of the Danish country management team.

Jan is 54 years old and has prior to starting with FREJA been Director in several companies, latest, Managing Director in Danske Fragtmænd Transport A/S. Thus, Jan has a solid background in the business and a valuable insight in FREJA.

Strengthening of the management team
In relation to the above, FREJA wishes also to strengthen the future management team. Nicolai Præstholm will start as Group Business Development Director with reference to Ulrik Rasmussen as of May 1st, 2019. Nicolai will be a member of the Group Management and as main responsibility Nicolai will work with development projects within the FREJA Group.

Nicolai is 31 years old with a MSc in Operations & Supply Chain Management from Aalborg University. He has worked as a consultant at Implement Consulting Group for over 4 years, the last 2 years as partner. Nicolai is presently a member of the Board in FREJA Holding, a position he will leave at the upcoming general Assembly.

Recruitment of a new Regional Director Denmark West has been initiated. Until the position is filled, Jan Sunde will continue in this role also.

Jørgen J. Hansen

Founder & Chairman of the Board
+45 4019 5288
+45 9670 5101
jh@freja.com

Ulrik Rasmussen

Group CEO
+45 5234 5330
+45 9670 5330
ura@freja.com

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