New Chairman of the Board of Directors of DONG Energy

Thomas Thune Andersen will be elected new Chairman of the Board of Directors of DONG Energy A/S.

Thomas Thune Andersen's current directorships

2011
Chairman of DeepOcean Group

2011
Member of the Board of Directors, Blue Water Energy

2010
Deputy Chairman, VKR Holding

2010
Chairman, Lloyd's Register Group

2010
Member of the Board of Directors, Petrofac

2008
Member of the Board of Directors, Scottish & Southern Energy

2007
Chairman, the British Chamber of Commerce in Denmark


Other selected positions of trust
Honorary Danish Counsel, Indonesia
Deputy Chairman, American Danish Business Council, USA
Chairman, Danish Pearyland Expedition


Working experience
2004 - 2009 CEO, shipowner, Maersk Oil, Denmark
2001 - 2004 CEO, Maersk Inc. , USA
2000 - 2001 CEO, President, Maersk Contractors, Denmark
1994 - 2000 CEO, The Maersk Company, UK
1979 - 1994 Different positions in A. P. Moller - Maersk
Thomas Thune Andersen has many years of experience from the energy sector and has seats on the boards of a number of international companies dealing in energy, logistics and distribution. He is i.a. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lloyd's Register Group, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of VKR Holding A/S and member of the Board of Directors of Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE), which is a leading energy company producing and distributing electricity and natural gas to customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

As SSE and DONG Energy have a partnership within wind energy Thomas Thune Andersen must resign from the Board of Directors of SSE, before he can be elected Chairman of DONG Energy. This takes place at the general meeting at SSE on 17 July 2014, after which Thomas Thune Andersen at the earliest possible date will be elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of DONG Energy A/S on an extraordinary general meeting.

With Thomas Thune Andersen not assuming the position until an extraordinary general meeting, the Nomination Committee of DONG Energy A/S has recommended that Benny D. Loft be elected Chairman at the annual general meeting held on 12 March 2014 in order to manage the chairmanship in the interim. The Nomination Committee has simultaneously recommended that Jørn Peter Jensen be elected new Deputy Chairman of DONG Energy A/S.

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