New chief executive for Carlsberg
Published:  07 September, 2007

Carlsberg has appointed

Jorgen Buhl Rasmussen to take over from Nils Andersen, as chief executive.

Anderson will join

transport, oil and shipping company AP Moller-Maersk as group chief executive on Oct 1. Carlsberg's chief financial officer J°rn Jensen has been named deputy chief executive.

Rasmussen's appointment has fuelled rumours that Carlsberg will merge with Scottish & Newcastle, but he would not comment on the mooted tie-up.

Carlsberg chairman Povl Krogsgaard-Larsen said: "Rasmussen has extensive international experience in the fast-moving consumer goods business. Through his responsibility for Carlsberg's business in eastern Europe

he has contributed significantly to Carlsberg's positive development."




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