Posted on February 12, 2024
The employees in Ørsted have selected their employee-elected members to the Board of Directors.
The following employees were elected as employee-elected board members for the next two years:
- Benny Gøbel, Senior Mechanical Specialist, EPCO & IT (re-elected)
- Anne Cathrine Collet Yde, Global HR Business Partner, People & Development (re-elected)
- Ian McCalder, Radio Communication Project Specialist, EPCO & IT
- Lara Jewinat, Engineering Director, EPCO & IT
The four employee-elected board members will join the Board of Directors after the annual general meeting on 5 March 2024.
In 2024, Ørsted employees located outside of Denmark could also vote in and stand for election as employee-elected board members to the Board of Directors of Ørsted A/S for the first time ever. More than 80 candidates from around the world chose to campaign for the positions.
Thomas Thune Andersen, Chair of the Board of Directors of Ørsted A/S, said:
“It’s been a pleasure to see the global interest for joining the Board of Directors. It’s vital that the board room is as diverse across gender, experience, and culture as possible to achieve the best results, and I extend a warm welcome to the new employee-elected board members.“
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