Board of Directors

Vagn Sørensen

London, United Kingdom

Independent director since November 2006

Vagn Sørensen is a corporate director. Mr. Sørensen is the Chairman of FLSmidth & Co. A/S, Scandic Hotels AB, SSP Group plc, TDC A/S, Automic Software GmbH, Bureau Van Dijk Electronic Publishing BV, TIA Technology A/S and Zebra A/S, and the Vice Chairman of Nordic Aviation Capital A/S. Mr. Sørensen is a director of Braganza AS, JP/Politikens Hus A/S and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Mr. Sørensen is also a Senior Industrial Advisor with EQT Partners, a private equity fund. Mr. Sørensen was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of Austrian Airlines Group from 2001 to 2006 and held various senior commercial positions and served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer with SAS Scandinavian Airlines System. Mr. Sørensen is the former Chairman of British Midland Ltd. and a former director of Lufthansa Cargo AG. Mr. Sørensen has served as the Chairman of the Association of European Airlines, member of the IATA Board of Governors and member of the Board of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

Mr. Sørensen holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration from Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus, Denmark.

Committee Memberships:

  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee (Chair)
  • Audit, Finance and Risk Committee
  • Governance and Nominating Committee