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Board of Directors

Tommy Pedersen

Chairman, Maj Invest Holding A/S

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Joined in 2005.

Since the establishment of Maj Invest in 2005, Tommy Pedersen has been chairman of the board. In the period 1997-2017, Tommy was CEO of Augustinus Fonden and Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker Aktieselskab, and prior to that member of the executive board of Bikuben/BG Bank with responsibility for business clients and business abroad. He now acts as chairman of the board as well as member of the board of a number of Danish and international companies.

Tommy Pedersen's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Nils Bernstein

Member of the board, Maj Invest Holding A/S

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Joined in 2016.

Nils Bernstein was Chairman of the Board of Governors of Danmarks Nationalbank (the central bank of Denmark) from 2005 to 2013. Previously, Nils was permanent secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Agriculture. He is chairman of the committee of representatives of Nordatlantens Brygge and member of the board of Maj Bank A/S.

Nils Bernstein's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Jørgen Tang-Jensen

Member of the board, Maj Invest Holding A/S

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Joined in 2018.

Jørgen Tang-Jensen has spent his entire professional life in the VELUX group and has experience from sales, marketing and products as well as production and logistics, among other areas. In 2001, Jørgen Tang-Jensen was appointed CEO of the VELUX group with approx. 10,000 employees in 40 countries, and he retired from this position in 2017. 

Jørgen Tang-Jensen's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Maria Helene Hjorth

Member of the board, Maj Invest Holding A/S

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Joined in 2020.

Maria Helene Hjorth is former CEO in VP Securities A/S and former CEO & Partner in Mercer Danmark A/S & Mercer Pensionsrådgivning A/S. In addition, she has extensive experience from several positions in Danske Bank and possesses strong competencies in the fields of leadership, strategy, turnaround processes and innovation.

Maria Helene Hjorth's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Søren Krag Jacobsen

Member of the board (elected by staff), Maj Invest Holding A/S

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Joined in 2018.

Søren Krag Jacobsen has been employed as Head of Middle Office in Maj Invest since 2015. Søren has more than 15 years of experience from the financial sector and came to Maj Invest from a position as department head in Nykredit. Søren holds an MSc (Economics) from the University of Copenhagen.

Kirsten Slot

Member of the board (elected by staff), Maj Invest Holding A/S

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Joined in 2021.

Kirsten Slot joined the Maj Invest group when it was established and has occupied the position of Head of IT since 2006. Kirsten has more than 30 years of experience from the financial sector. Previously, Kirsten was employed by Codan Forsikring and Lønmodtagernes Dyrtidsfond.

Kirsten has extensive experience within IT security, IT compliance, IT governance and IT management. In addition, Kirsten has been Maj Invest's management representative in the work environment committee.

Anders Møller Olesen

Member of the board (elected by staff), Maj Invest Holding A/S

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Joined in 2018.

Anders Møller Olesen has served as Senior Relationship Manager at Maj Invest since 2011. Anders has more than 30 years of financial market experience, most recent as Investment Manager at COIN Fondsmæglerselskab A/S and as Senior Sales at FIH Capital Markets. Earlier on in his career, Anders has provided advisory services to both Danish and international institutional investors and private banking clients in Nordea and ABN AMRO Copenhagen, among others.

Tommy Pedersen

Chairman, Fondsmæglerselskabet Maj Invest A/S

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Joined in 2005.

Since the establishment of Maj Invest in 2005, Tommy Pedersen has been chairman of the board. In the period 1997-2017, Tommy was CEO of Augustinus Fonden and Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker Aktieselskab, and prior to that member of the executive board of Bikuben/BG Bank with responsibility for business clients and business abroad. He now acts as chairman of the board as well as member of the board of a number of Danish and international companies.

Tommy Pedersen's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Nils Bernstein

Member of the board, Fondsmæglerselskabet Maj Invest A/S

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Joined in 2016.

Nils Bernstein was Chairman of the Board of Governors of Danmarks Nationalbank (the central bank of Denmark) from 2005 to 2013. Previously, Nils was permanent secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Agriculture. He is chairman of the committee of representatives of Nordatlantens Brygge and member of the board of Maj Bank A/S.

Nils Bernstein's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Jørgen Tang-Jensen

Member of the board, Fondsmæglerselskabet Maj Invest A/S

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Joined in 2018.

Jørgen Tang-Jensen has spent his entire professional life in the VELUX group and has experience from sales, marketing and products as well as production and logistics, among other areas. In 2001, Jørgen Tang-Jensen was appointed CEO of the VELUX group with approx. 10,000 employees in 40 countries, and he retired from this position in 2017. 

Jørgen Tang-Jensen's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Maria Helene Hjorth

Member of the board, Fondsmæglerselskabet Maj Invest A/S

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Joined in 2020.

Maria Helene Hjorth is former CEO in VP Securities A/S and former CEO & Partner in Mercer Danmark A/S & Mercer Pensionsrådgivning A/S. In addition, she has extensive experience from several positions in Danske Bank and possesses strong competencies in the fields of leadership, strategy, turnaround processes and innovation.

Maria Helene Hjorth's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Søren Krag Jacobsen

Member of the board (elected by staff), Fondsmæglerselskabet Maj Invest A/S

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Joined in 2018.

Søren Krag Jacobsen has been employed as Head of Middle Office in Maj Invest since 2015. Søren has more than 15 years of experience from the financial sector and came to Maj Invest from a position as department head in Nykredit. Søren holds an MSc (Economics) from the University of Copenhagen.

Kirsten Slot

Member of the board (elected by staff), Fondsmæglerselskabet Maj Invest A/S

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Joined in 2021.

Kirsten Slot joined the Maj Invest group when it was established and has occupied the position of Head of IT since 2006. Kirsten has more than 30 years of experience from the financial sector. Previously, Kirsten was employed by Codan Forsikring and Lønmodtagernes Dyrtidsfond.

Kirsten has extensive experience within IT security, IT compliance, IT governance and IT management. In addition, Kirsten has been Maj Invest's management representative in the work environment committee.

Tommy Pedersen

Chairman, Maj Invest Equity A/S

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Joined in 2005.

Since the establishment of Maj Invest in 2005, Tommy Pedersen has been chairman of the board. In the period 1997-2017, Tommy was CEO of Augustinus Fonden and Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker Aktieselskab, and prior to that member of the executive board of Bikuben/BG Bank with responsibility for business clients and business abroad. He now acts as chairman of the board as well as member of the board of a number of Danish and international companies.

Tommy Pedersen's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Nils Bernstein

Member of the board, Maj Invest Equity A/S

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Joined in 2016.

Nils Bernstein was Chairman of the Board of Governors of Danmarks Nationalbank (the central bank of Denmark) from 2005 to 2013. Previously, Nils was permanent secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Agriculture. He is chairman of the committee of representatives of Nordatlantens Brygge and member of the board of Maj Bank A/S.

Nils Bernstein's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Jørgen Tang-Jensen

Member of the board, Maj Invest Equity A/S

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Joined in 2018.

Jørgen Tang-Jensen has spent his entire professional life in the VELUX group and has experience from sales, marketing and products as well as production and logistics, among other areas. In 2001, Jørgen Tang-Jensen was appointed CEO of the VELUX group with approx. 10,000 employees in 40 countries, and he retired from this position in 2017. 

Jørgen Tang-Jensen's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Maria Helene Hjorth

Member of the board, Maj Invest Equity A/S

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Joined in 2020.

Maria Helene Hjorth is former CEO in VP Securities A/S and former CEO & Partner in Mercer Danmark A/S & Mercer Pensionsrådgivning A/S. In addition, she has extensive experience from several positions in Danske Bank and possesses strong competencies in the fields of leadership, strategy, turnaround processes and innovation.

Maria Helene Hjorth's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.

Henrik Parkhøi

Member of the board, Maj Invest Equity A/S

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Joined in 2021.

Henrik Parkhøi has been Managing Director of Fondsmæglerselskabet Maj Invest A/S and Maj Invest Holding A/S since 2007 with responsibility for asset management, investor relations, wealth management, clients and business development. In the period 2002-2007 Henrik worked for Danske Bank, first as First Vice President with responsibility for Equity Research (2002-2004) and later on as Senior Vice President with responsibility for Corporate & Institutional Sales and Danske Research, which is a part of Danske Markets (2004-2007). Prior to that, Henrik was employed by Morgan Stanley and Bank of America in London as Vice President and Associate, respectively. Henrik holds an MSc from the University of Copenhagen.

Henrik Parkhøi's other executive functions and directorships are listed in the annual report of Maj Invest Holding A/S.