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Carlsberg Strengthens Supervisory Board

Carlsberg Strengthens Supervisory Board
February 28
14:35 2012

At its Annual General Meeting on 22 March 2012, the Supervisory Board of Carlsberg will recommend that the AGM appoints Donna Cordner, Elisabeth Fleuriot and Soren-Peter Fuchs Olesen to the board. The appointments are in line with the board’s decision to diversify and strengthen its composition in terms of experience, style, culture, international experience and gender.

The Supervisory Board has set itself a range of new objectives which include:

* By no later than 2015, at least 40% of the Supervisory Board members elected by the General Meeting should be women;

* 50% or more of the Supervisory Board members elected by the General Meeting should have significant international experience from management in, and of large corporations or institutions; and

* that the Carlsberg Group will increase the number of women in senior management positions and will prepare and implement specific action plans to achieve this.

Soren-Peter Fuchs Olesen is nominated as the successor for Povl Krogsgaard-Larsen as member of the Board. The two other positions are new. By extending the Supervisory Board with two new members, the Board will after the AGM’s approval have five members with close links to the Carlsberg Foundation, five professional business members and four members elected by the employees.

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