Vagn Sørensen

VAGN Sørensen

Vagn Sørensen spent most of his executive career in the aviation business. After ten years with SAS, he was the CEO of Austrian Airlines between 2001 and 2006 and has then pursued a career as a Non-Executive Director in the leisure, hotel and aviation sectors. He has c. 20 years’ experience in private equity, mainly with EQT.

Board Mandates

Mr Sørensen is currently Chairman of F L Smidth A/S, Air Canada Inc, Scandic Hotels Group AB, SSP Group plc, Zebra A/S (Tiger) and TIA Technology.

He is an Independent Director on the Board of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

He is also on the Board of Directors at Unilode Aviation Solutions AG , Nordic Aviation Capital A/S, JP/Politikens Hus , VFS Global AG and the Board of the Rock’n Roll Forever Foundation.

Mr Sørensen was previously Chairman of British Midland Airways Ltd, Member of the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, Deputy Chairman by DFDS A/S, Chairman of the Association of European Airlines, Member of the Board of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Chairman of deSter Holding BV.

He has also served on the boards of Scandinavian International Management Institute and Vienna Stock Exchange and was Chairman of TDC A/S, the Danish incumbent telco operator.

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