Danish steak chain giant removes head of grocery product company

Palle Skov Jensen to head both Jensen’s Bøfhus and Jensen’s Køkken

Palle Skov Jensen, the owner of Jensen’s Bøfhus, has removed Per V Møller from the top job at Jensen’s Køkken, the steakhouse chain’s sister company that produces and distributes products in supermarkets, Børsen reports.

Jensen will now head both companies with a view to consolidating the businesses.

“We are taking Jensen’s Bøfhus and Jensen’s Køkken in a common direction,” he said.

“We believe we can achieve more efficiency and get some synergies in the different departments like procurement and marketing. They have previously been separated, but now we’re merging them.”

Jensen has been trying to sell Jensen’s Køkken since the spring, but he claims  the personnel change is not connected to the sales process.

Jensen’s Food Group, the parent company of Jensen’s Bøfhus and Jensen’s Køkken, has reported significant losses in recent years.

In 2014 it was 30 million kroner in the red, partly as a result of the public indignation aroused by the company’s lawsuit against Jensens Fiskerestaurant over the use of the word Jensen in its name.

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