|COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 19|
At an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on 1 July 2019, the Board of Directors is proposing Dirk Reich as a new board member for election by the EGM.
"I am very pleased to propose Dirk Reich for election to DFDS` Board of Directors. His extensive knowledge and experience with logistics and management, as well as his global outlook, will be a valuable addition to the Board and provide relevant support of DFDS` future growth" says Claus Hemmingsen, Chair of DFDS` Board of Directors.
Dirk Reich (55, Swiss and German national) has gathered deep knowledge and experience from executive roles in global logistics companies.
For 17 years, between 1995 and 2012, Dirk Reich had executive roles at Kuehne & Nagel International AG as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Executive Vice President of Road & Rail and Contract Logistics, and as Executive Vice President and Member of Management Board.
Dirk Reich served as CEO and President of Cargolux Airlines International SA since 2014 and founded R+R International Aviation AG in 2016, offering strategic advice on aviation and logistics.
Dirk Reich has since May 4, 2017 been a Director of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd. and serves on the Advisory Board of the Institute of Logistics Management at the University of St. Gallen and on the Board of Directors of LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG.
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This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5 -12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. Appendix 1 - Competences and Executive functions of Dirk Reich
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