SSE’s Thomas Thune Andersen to Become DONG Energy’s Chairman

SSE's Thomas Thune Andersen to Become DONG Energy's Chairman

DONG Energy will elect Thomas Thune Andersen, currently a member of Scottish & Southern Energy’s (SSE) Board of Directors, as its new Chairman.

As SSE and DONG Energy have a partnership within wind energy industry, Thomas Thune Andersen must resign from the Board of Directors of SSE, before he can be elected Chairman of DONG Energy. His resignation will take place at the general meeting of SSE on 17 July 2014, after which Mr. Andersen will assume his new position as Chairman of the Board of Directors of DONG Energy on an extraordinary general meeting.

The Nomination Committee of DONG Energy A/S has recommended that Benny D. Loft be elected Chairman at the annual general meeting to be held on 12 March 2014 in order to manage the chairmanship in the interim. The Nomination Committee has simultaneously recommended that Jørn Peter Jensen be elected new Deputy Chairman of DONG Energy A/S.


Press release, March 11, 2014; Image: SSE