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Danske Bank

Danske Bank is a Nordic universal bank founded in 1871. Danske Bank has business within personal, business, institutional customer segments and other financial services. The universal model provides a strong, diversified platform delivering synergies across the four core Nordic markets: Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.


  • Established: 1871
  • Listed
  • Ownership: 21.26%
  • Total income: DKK 52.4bn
  • Number of employees: 20,000+
  • CEO: Carsten R. Egeriis
  • CFO: Stephen Engels

Board of Directors

  • Martin Blessing (Chair)
  • Martin N. Larsen (Vice Chair)
  • Aleksandras Cicasovas
  • Allan Polack
  • Bente Bang
  • Helle Valentin
  • Jacob Dahl
  • Lieve Mostrey
  • Kirsten Ebbe Brich
  • Lars-Erik Brenøe
  • Louise Aggerstrøm Hansen
  • Raija-Leena Hankonen

The A.P. Moller Group