DBU has scored a new director

There is a new ceo at DBU. And the choice fell on the 45-year-old Jacob Jensen. He joins at least 1. april of next year, informs DBU, in a press release abo

DBU has scored a new director

There is a new ceo at DBU.

And the choice fell on the 45-year-old Jacob Jensen.

He joins at least 1. april of next year, informs DBU, in a press release about the new man on the stick, which was selected from among 68 applicants.

"This shows that DBU is strong as an organization and brand. We have elected a new director, who comes with great experience as a senior manager with strategic insight and experience in working in a political organisation with passion, as well as in complex negotiations, including in relation to equality, diversity m.m. And so, he has a strong ledelsesværdier with a focus on community, commitment, and decency," said DBU president Jesper Møller.

Until now have Kenneth Reeh been appointed the executive director. He has been, since the DBU, a year ago, fired Claus Bretton-Meyer, who had to sit on the stick for five years.

'It happens after a decision in the DBU's board of directors, who want a new and different profile as director of the largest specialforbund in Denmark,' wrote DBU, in a press release.

Then sounded it, that the successor 'should have a focus on football', like Jesper Møller also could not say how DBU looked to go in search of a replacement.

Jacob Jensen come to greet with DBU in the beginning of the new year, and he looks forward to his new role.

"I will go very humbly to the task and will first use all my energy on learning the employees, the organization and the tasks and challenges to know," says Jacob Jensen, who has been permanent secretary in the ministry of Employment in almost three years.

"I have as a boy with great joy over and around landsholdstrøjen with DBU logo on the chest, and I'm very proud of having to stand at the head of the organization, who can still get the boys and girls of all ages to play, dream and be a part of something bigger. And I look forward to working with the fantastic volunteers in the clubs and the many fans of the Danish national team and the Danish football overall," says the new DBU-director.

And it is the adventures that await him when he enters on his office in Brøndby.

For he shall stand at the head of the 17 national team and 100 employees in its new position.

Updated Date: 20 December 2019, 13:00

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