The organization

Advisory board and executive management team

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Advisory Board

Chairman Tom Knutzen

Joined the board as Chairman in 2018

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Deputy Chairman Gregers Wedell-Wedellsborg

Joined the board as Deputy Chairman in 2022

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Member of the Board of Directors Claus Gregersen

Joined the board in 2018

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Member of the Board of Directors Marie Nipper

Joined the board in 2022

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Member of the Board of Directors Tue Krogh-Lund

Joined the board in 2015

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Member of the Board of Directors Esben Thykier

Joined the board in 2022

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Registered Executive team

Chief Executive Officer Susanne Mørch Koch

Appointed 2020.

Born 26 December 1973.

CEO of Danske Spil, The Danish national lottery, 2017 – 2020. 

Senior positions at DSB, most recently as COO and member of the group management, 2013 - 2017.

Former Management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Member of the Board of Directors of DLG Group.

Member of the Board of Directors of Confederation of Danish Industry.

Former member of the Board of Directors of Scandic Hotels and Coop Denmark.

MSc. in International Business Administration and Modern Languages from Copenhagen Business School.

Chief Financial Officer Martin Bakkegaard

Appointed 2022.

Born 16 July1984.

2022: Chief Financial Officer, Tivoli.

2020: Finance Director, Tivoli. 

2017: Finance Director, Omada A/S.

2009: Senior Manager, Ernst & Young.

Certified Statutory Auditor, M.Sc. in Business Administration and Auditing, B.Sc. in Business Administration and Law.


Extended Executive team

Chief Operations Officer Kasper Schumacher

Appointed 2020.

Born 17 April 1974.

2020: Chief Operations Officer, Tivoli.

2015: CEO, Skånes Djurpark.

2011: Billetlugen, end position CEO.

2003: Tivoli, end position Vice President, Service, IT and Human Resources.

Trained in the travel business and the armed forces.

Chief Commercial Officer Niels Erik Folmann

Appointed 2022.

Born 25 May 1965.

2022: Chief Commercial Officer, Tivoli.

2013: CEO, Danske Licens Spil A/S.

2011: Self-employed consultant.

2006: CEO, BBDO.

2003: CEO, Bergsøe 4 A/S.

Board member, EDC Gruppen A/S and ChangeGroup A/S.

Msc, Modern Languages, Aarhus University. Executive Education, INSEAD and Harvard Business School, Board Education, Copenhagen Business School.


Vice President, Culture Frederik Wiedemann

Appointed 2019.

Born 20  April 1971.

2017: Special advisor to the Minister for Transport, Building and Housing.

2014: Digital director and Head of Business Intelligence at Politiken.

2012: CEO Agillic, member of the Board of Directors 2014-16.

2004: Co-founder, partner and CEO ReD Associates.

Vice chairman for Copenhagen Phil  and member of the Board of Directors at Føljeton and Grønnegårds Teatret. 
Master’s degree in economics, University of Copenhagen 1997.