Anders Holch Povlsen declared the decade erhvervsperson: 'I am surprised and honoured'

Over the past ten years the company's turnover has grown by more than ten billion dollars, and each year have the profits been in the billions of euros. It h

Anders Holch Povlsen declared the decade erhvervsperson: 'I am surprised and honoured'

Over the past ten years the company's turnover has grown by more than ten billion dollars, and each year have the profits been in the billions of euros.

It has now led to, that the executive director of the group, Bestseller, Anders Holch Povlsen, has been named to the decade erhvervsperson of Berlingskes Toplederpanel.

It writes Berlingske.

12 persons had been appointed by the Berlingskes Business editors as candidates for the Decade Erhvervsperson, and subsequently Berlingskes Toplederpanel, which consists of the chief executives of the country's 1.000 largest companies in terms of revenue, as well as the 25 largest financial firms, had to vote on who they thought deserved the first place.

With 21 percent of the votes ended up Anders Holch Povlsen to take the victory.

To Berlingske, he explains that he is very humble about the election:

"This is some very, very talented people who have come in on the second and third place, so I'm surprised and honored," he says.

He ran with the victory in front of Henrik Poulsen, who in the past seven years has been responsible for This transformation from a state-owned oil and gasvirksomhed to a green-listed utilities company.

He got 18 percent of the vote.

Bestseller was founded in 1975 by Troels Holch Povlsen and Merete Bech Povlsen.

the Group is managed today by his son Anders Holch Povlsen, who is also one of the country's wealthiest persons.

this Bestseller has its headquarters in Brande in central Jutland.

Updated Date: 21 December 2019, 09:00

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