On 2 March 2015 Martin Barlebo will take up the position as head of communications in DONG Energy. Martin is 44 years old and has since 2010 been head of communications in the publicly listed medical company, ALK Abello. Previously, he has for 10 years advised companies and organisations as consultant and partner in Holm Kommunikation and in addition he has four years of experience from the Danish Agency for Trade and Industry.
Jakob Askou Bøss, Vice President for Corporate Strategy & Stakeholder Relations, says about the choice of Martin Barlebo as new head of communications:
"Martin Barlebo is a competent communicator and an experienced head of communications and I look forward to welcoming him to our team. Martin has substantial communication experience from a publicly listed company, as a long-standing advisor within corporate communications as well as from the central administration and he will have an important task in ensuring good communication and dialogue with the media and outside world".
Martin Barlebo is looking forward to stepping into his new role and says:
"DONG Energy is a company undergoing an exciting development and I am proud of getting the chance to contribute to this development. The company plays a significant role for the Danish energy supply and is among the world's leading companies when it comes to the transition to green energy, one of the key societal challenges of our time. I am looking forward to the cooperation with the competent employees in DONG Energy as well as with the company's many external stakeholders."