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Danske Bank A/S Danske Bank Appoints New Ceo

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05/10/2019 | 02:46am EDT
  Company announcement         Group Communications 
  Announcement no. 12/2019     Holmens Kanal 2 -- 12 
                               DK-1092 København K 
                               Tel. +45 45 14 14 00 
                               10 May 2019 
   Danske Bank appoints new CEO 
   Danske Bank's Board of Directors has appointed Chris Vogelzang as new 
   Chris Vogelzang brings many years of management experience from the 
financial sector. From 2000 to 2017, Chris Vogelzang held several 
positions at the Dutch bank ABN AMRO -- the last eight years as a member 
of the bank's management board and head of its global retail and private 
banking activities. 
   "On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce Chris 
Vogelzang as our new CEO. He has extensive leadership and commercial 
experience within banking and has throughout his career managed 
difficult challenges and delivered good results. This makes Chris 
Vogelzang well qualified to lead Danske Bank. We have a big task ahead 
of us in continuing to rebuild trust and at the same time developing our 
business in pace with customer expectations and the technological 
development to ensure that we remain a leading Nordic bank," says 
Karsten Dybvad, Chairman of the Board of Directors. 
   Chris Vogelzang will take up his position as CEO effective as of 1 June 
2019, and Interim CEO Jesper Nielsen will then continue in his current 
position as Head of Banking DK and member of the Executive Board. 
   "Jesper Nielsen will remain Interim CEO until Chris Vogelzang takes over, 
and I would like to thank Jesper for in a competent manner having served 
as Interim CEO during a difficult period while at the same time handling 
the considerable task of heading our Danish banking activities," says 
Karsten Dybvad. 
   Chris Vogelzang is Dutch and will relocate to Denmark. 
   "I am very grateful for the trust that the Board of Directors has shown 
in me. Despite its current challenges, Danske Bank has all the 
prerequisites to continue to be a strong and competitive bank that 
creates value for all its stakeholders. As the largest bank in Denmark 
and a leading Nordic financial institution, Danske Bank plays an 
important role not only for its many customers and investors, but also 
for society. I look very much forward to get going together with my 
21,000 new colleagues," says Chris Vogelzang. 
   Executive Board 
   When Chris Vogelzang takes up his position on 1 June 2019, Danske Bank's 
Executive Board will consist of the following members: 
   Chris Vogelzang, CEO 
   Christian Baltzer, Member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial 
   Carsten Rasch Egeriis, Member of the Executive Board and Head of Group 
Risk Management 
   Frederik Gjessing Vinten, Member of the Executive Board and Head of 
Group Development 
   Glenn Söderholm, Member of the Executive Board and Head of Banking 
   Jacob Aarup-Andersen, Member of the Executive Board and Head of Wealth 
   Jakob Groot, Member of the Executive Board and Head of Corporates & 
   Jesper Nielsen, Member of the Executive Board and Head of Banking DK 
   Jim Ditmore, Member of the Executive Board and Head of Group Services & 
Group IT (COO) 
   Philippe Vollot, Member of the Executive Board and Chief Compliance 
   Danske Bank 
   Chris Vogelzang -- CV highlights 
   Age: 56 years 
   Education: 1988 -- University of Groningen, The Netherlands: Msc 
   2017-             Advisory roles in Boston Consulting Group and 
Blackstone, and non-executive directorships in The Netherlands and the 
   2000-2017     ABN AMRO 
   2009-2017: Managing Board, responsible for Retail and Private Banking 
   2007-2008: CEO of Global Private Banking 
   2002-2008: CEO of Retail Banking The Netherlands 
   2000-2002: Head of Product Management, Marketing, Business Development 
The Netherlands 
   1988-2000     Shell (Rotterdam, London, Uganda) 
   Contact: Group Press Officer Kenni Leth, tel. +45 45 14 14 00 
   Danske Bank Group 
   Danske Bank is a Nordic bank with strong local roots and bridges to the 
rest of the world. For more than 145 years, we have helped people and 
businesses in the Nordics realise their ambitions. 
   Danske Bank is headquartered in Copenhagen and is listed on Nasdaq 
Copenhagen. We are present in 16 countries and have 2.8 million retail 
and commercial customers as well as a balance sheet total of DKK 3,700 
   -- Company announcement 10 May 2019 

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