Board & Management

Management, Georg Jensen A/S

Board of Directors

Andrea Davis 

Andrea Davis, Chairman, Member of the Board since 2016

Andrea serves on the board of directors of Georg Jensen Investment ApS, the Italian luxury menswear brand Corneliani, the cyber security infrastructure and managed services provider SecureLink, the Italian protective gear maker Dainese and the Swedish ski helmet maker POC.

Andrea holds a BSc in Computer Science and Electronics and an MBA from the London Business School.

Sebastian Inger 

Sebastian Inger, Member of the Board since 2017

Sebastian serves as member of the board directors of Georg Jensen Investment ApS, the telematics service provider Abax and the Swedish electronic healthcare records provider Cambio.

Sebastian holds a BSc and MSc in Finance with a sub-degree in Japanese from the School of Business, Economics and Law in Gothenburg and Keio University in Tokyo.

David Chu 

David Chu, Member of the Board since 2012

David serves as a member of the board of Georg Jensen Investment ApS.

David is designer and graduate from Fashion Institute of Technology.

Annick Desmecht 

Annick Desmecht, Member of the Board since 2019

Annick has been the architect of several accelerated growth strategies for Private Equity in the consumer, luxury and retail sectors, bringing a wide range of experience in building enterprise value for owners in complex global businesses, with a special emphasis on developments across Asia. Before her career in Private Equity, Annick held a number of leading executive positions internationally, primarily with Procter & Gamble for close to 15 years, as well as with Nokia and the Harrods group. Annick also worked for management consulting firms McKinsey and A.T. Kearney.

Annick holds a BA with Honors in Business Engineering from the ICHEC Brussels School of Management and an MBA with Honors from the Harvard Business School.

 Duncan Zheng

Duncan Zheng, Member of the Board since 2020

Duncan holds a BSc in Management & Finance from Boston College in the US and an Executive Diploma in Industry & Finance from Tsinghua University Wudaokou in China.

Celine Infeld member of the board since 2020

Celine Infeld, Member of the Board since 2020

Celine is an operating partner at Investcorp and serves on the board of directors of Georg Jensen Investment ApS and the Swedish healthcare technology business Cambio.

Celine holds an MBA from INSEAD and an MSc from both the London School of Economics and NYU Stern School of Business.

Board Member of Georg Jensen, Rob Bostock

Rob Bostock, Member of the Board since 2020

Rob is an operating partner at Investcorp with over 20 years' experience in Ecommerce, omnichannel operations, CRM, IT and digital transformation and is the NED for the trading arm of the UK charity Help for Heroes (Jan 21).

Rob holds a BA in Economics.

Inge Andersen 

Inge Andersen, Member of the Board since 2007 (elected by the employees of Georg Jensen)

Production Worker. Inge joined Georg Jensen in 2001.

Ida Heiberg Bøttiger 

Ida Heiberg Bøttiger, Member of the Board since 2019 (elected by the employees of Georg Jensen)

Heritage & Archive Manager. Ida joined Georg Jensen in 2011

 

Senior Management Team

Georg Jensen Chief Executive Officer Mehul Tank

Mehul Tank, Chief Executive Officer

Mehul is an executive with over 20 years of experience managing finance at private equity owned omnichannel consumer product companies. Mehul joined Georg Jensen in 2020.

Mehul holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in London.

John Helms 

John Helms, Chief Operating Officer

John is an international senior executive with more than 20 years' experience in operations and finance. John joined Georg Jensen in 2017.

John holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School and an MBA from IESE, Barcelona, Spain.

Finance Director at Georg Jensen Marcus Henriksen

Marcus Henriksen, Finance Director

Marcus is an international finance executive with extensive experience within finance, accounting, business development and M&A. Marcus joined Georg Jensen in 2021.  

Marcus holds a MSc in Economics and Business Administration (finance and accounting) and a MSc in Economics and Auditing from Copenhagen Business School.  

Chief Marketing Officer at Georg Jensen Susan Atefy 

Susan Atefy, Chief Marketing Officer

Susan is an international executive with over 20 years brand marketing experience with leading global premium brands. She worked across a variety of sectors with Unilever, Lindt, De Beers, Godiva, and PE backed Erno Laszlo. Susan joined Georg Jensen in 2020. 

Susan holds a master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) in Switzerland and an MBA from IMD (Lausanne, Switzerland). She obtained Executive Development Programmes at London Business School in London, UK.

Ragnar Hjartarson, Creative Director

Ragnar is an international luxury executive with over 20 years in the field of jewelry, watches and home décor. He worked in various roles in Paris including marketing, design, product development and merchandising with Cartier, Boucheron, Hermes and Swarovski. Ragnar worked at Georg Jensen between 2005 and 2010 and joined the company again in 2021..

Ragnar holds a BA in French literature from the University of Iceland and he is a graduate from Institute d’Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux.

Pernilla Aadal Lund

Pernilla Aadal Lund, Senior Director, Human Resources (interim Head of Retail Europe)

Pernilla is an educated Danish Business Psychologist (Cand. Psych. Aut.) and a strong HR Profile with substantial experience in organizational design, restructuring operations, leadership and cultural assessment. Pernilla joined Georg Jensen in 2018.

Senior Director for Merchandising at Georg Jensen Charlotte Juhl

Charlotte Juhl, Senior Director, Merchandising

Charlotte is a Danish executive with more than 20 years’ experience within marketing, product management, and sale and merchandising of jewellery and designer goods for global retail, wholesale, and e-commerce environments. 

Charlotte has been employed with Georg Jensen since 1995. 

 

No members of the board of directors and management own any shares or other financial instruments in Georg Jensen A/S.