MSc in Economics (Finance),Copenhagen Business School and State Authorised Public Accountant (with deposited license).
First elected to the Board in 2010 and up for re-election in 2012. Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at TDC A/S from 2008 to 2011. Prior to 2008 career in various companies such as Lego, Danske Bank and Novo Nordisk A/S. Chair of the Board of NokiaSiemens Networks, member of the Board of FLSmidth & Co A/S and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken. Mr Ovesen and related parties own 20,000 shares in Orkla ASA2. Mr Ovesen attended 9 Board meetings in 2011.
2 Number of shares owned as of 31 December 2011.