Richard Sand

Richard Sand

Chairman

Born: 1959

Re-elected in 2016. Elective in 2019

Competencies and special tasks of members of the Board of Trustees

Education

  • Admitted to the Danish Supreme Court in 1994
  • Admitted to the Danish High Court in 1988
  • LLM from the University of Copenhagen (1985)

Professional experience

  • Partner, Bech-Bruun Law Firm (2012-)
  • Partner, Philip Law Firm (2010-2011)
  • Founder and owner, Sand & Partners Law Firm, Copenhagen (1995-2009)

Positions within the Hempel Group

  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Hempel Foundation (2010-). Member of the Board of Trustees since 2004
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hempel Holding A/S (2010-). Member of the Board of Directors since 2009
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hempel A/S (2010-). Member of the Board of Directors since 2009
  • Chairman of the Grants Committee of the Hempel Foundation (2010-)
  • Chairman of Hempel's Employee Foundation (2010-)
  • Chairman of Hempel’s Employee Foundation of 2017 (2017-)
  • Member of the Investment Committee of the Hempel Foundation (2009-)
  • Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of Hempel A/S (2013-)

Other positions of trust

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aller Holding A/S
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pressalit Holding A/S
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jacob Holm & Sønner A/S (1999-2017)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Codan Forsikring A/S (1998-2007)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Aller Foundation
  • Member of the Governing Body of Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary's Foundation
  • Honorary Consul for the Republic of Botswana in Denmark

Independence

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