Erik G. Hansen
Corporate - 09/04/2013

Change in ECCO’s Supervisory Board

At today’s Annual General Meeting of ECCO Sko A/S, Mogens Munk-Rasmussen, who has served as a member of the Supervisory Board since November 2006, stepped down from the board. Erik G. Hansen was elected as a new member of the Board. 

Mr. Hansen is currently Managing Director of Hansen Advisers and Tresor Asset Management. He previously held positions with A.P. Møller – Mærsk, initially as a Finance Manager and eventually as the group’s Chief Financial Officer. 

Mr. Hansen also founded Bjørnskov and Co. A/S (stockbrokers) and Dansk Portefølje A/S (Asset Management), where he was a senior partner.

Erik G. Hansen is today the Chairman of the Board of Directors of ComX Networks A/S, DTU Symbion Innovation A/S, Polaris Private Equity and TTiT A/S, and he is the Vice Chairman of Bagger-Sørensen & Co., Fertin A/S and Gumlink A/S. Furthermore, he is a member of the Boards of PFA Pension A/S, Bavarian Nordic A/S and Wide Invest A/S.

Mr. Hansen holds an MSc in Finance and Accounting and brings to ECCO’s Supervisory Board significant knowledge and experience within financial management. 
”I would like to thank Mogens Munk-Rasmussen for his contribution to ECCO since 2006. These have been years of rapid growth and considerable development in ECCO and Mogens has been a very knowledgeable, competent and constructive Director and advisor”, says Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak, Chairman of the Supervisory Board. “We now look forward to working with Erik G. Hansen.”
Further information: ECCO Group Communication, Steen Frentz Laursen, +45 2065 3420

About ECCO
ECCO, a world leading brand of shoes combining style and comfort, has built its success on quality and innovative technology.  Founded in 1963, ECCO is the only major shoe manufacturer in the world to own and manage every step of the shoemaking process. Today, ECCO products are sold in 91 countries at 1,100 ECCO stores and 14,000 other sales locations. The company is family-owned and is the workplace for 19,500 employees from over 50 countries. In 2012, revenue increased to DKK 8 billion with profits before tax of DKK 1.1 billion.