DONG Energy nabs head of investor relations from Maersk – The Post

DONG Energy nabs head of investor relations from Maersk

Energy company moving fast ahead of its planned IPO

DONG has promised an IPO within the next 15 months (photo: DONG Energy)
December 4th, 2015 4:30 pm| by Philip Tees

It is full steam ahead for DONG Energy ahead of its upcoming IPO. Earlier this week, the company announced the banks that will oversee its listing and yesterday it announced the high-profile appointment of a new head of investor relations, who will have responsibility for communication with the financial market, investors and analysts, Berlingske Business reports.

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Henrik Brünniche Lund is the man chosen for the job. He will come to Denmark’s biggest energy company from a similar position at the shipping giant Maersk. Prior to that he was an analyst at Danske Bank.

Lund joins the company at a defining moment in its history. DONG has promised an IPO within the next 15 months, meaning that on Lund’s start date on 1 March 2016 there will be just 12 months until the deadline.

Among his duties from the beginning will be to promote the company to potential investors around the world.