Danish Crown's CEO Lorenz Hansen has decided to hand over as head of Denmark's largest cattle slaughterhouse. The handover will take place in conjunction with the official opening of the facilities in Holsted, and from 1 October 2014, Sales Director of DC Beef Finn Klostermann (photo) will take over the reins.
Finn Klostermann has been part of DC Beef since 2007 - joining as Deputy Chief Executive before taking over as Sales Director in 2009. He has a strong background in the industry and possesses considerable experience from both Denmark and internationally. Moreover, he comes with in-depth knowledge of the organisation and the markets in which DC Beef is present.
The past few years have been dominated by the construction of the first new cattle slaughterhouse to be built in Denmark for decades. Lorenz Hansen, who turns 66 in October, first voiced his desire to step down about eighteen months ago, but agreed to see his vision through to completion before retiring on 30 September.
Overall responsibility for DC Beef remains in the hands of Lorenz Hansen until the official changeover.
Source: Danish Crown