Leif Jensen

Leif Jensen

Deputy Chairman

Born: 1954

Re-elected in 2017. Elective in 2020

Competencies and special tasks of members of the Board of Trustees

Education

  • MSc in Economics and Management, Aarhus University (1981)

Professional experience

  • CEO, ASNET Board (2013-2015)
  • CEO, VKR Holding A/S (2001-2011)
  • Managing Director, the VELUX Foundation and the Villum Foundation (1996-2000)
  • Head of PM's Secretariat and Senior Economic Policy Advisor, Danish Prime Minister's Office (1990-1996)
  • Financial Attaché, Permanent Delegation to the OECD, Paris (1986-1989)

Positions within the Hempel Group

  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Hempel Foundation (2015-). Member of the Board of Trustees since 2005
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hempel Holding A/S (2015-). Member of the Board of Directors since 2009
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Hempel A/S (2011-) and member of Audit Committee
  • Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Hempel Foundation (2010-)
  • Member of the Grants Committee of the Hempel Foundation (2010-)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Hempel's Cultural Foundation (2015-)

Other positions of trust

  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Tajco Group and Tajco A/S
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Strømberg & Sahl A/S
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Strømberg Holding A/S and subsidiaries
  • Member of the Board of Directors, WindowMaster A/S
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Nordic Investment Company (NIC)
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Investment Committee, VELUX Stiftung (CH)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Concerto Copenhagen

Independence

  • Leif Jensen has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Hempel Foundation for more than 12 years and is therefore not considered independent