Directors and senior management
Johan Blach PetersenNon-Executive Chairman
Johan Blach Petersen is an experienced business development consultant and has provided such services through J. Blach Petersen Business Development A/S since 1987. He serves as Chairman in a number of companies including M2Film A/S, M2 Entertainment Ltd, London, Picture This Studio Ltd, Bangkok, Bila A/S, JMM Group A/S, Loevschall A/S, Trifork AG, Teknikgruppen A/S, Tuco Marine Group A/S, TrimIt A/S, Lindcon A/S Trekanten-Hestbæk A/S, Østergaard Møbelindustri A/S, Junget A/S and is a Board Member of Poul Tarp A/S, OPDI Technologies A/S, Global Car Leasing A/S, and Kinnan A/S. Prior to forming his own business he was a management consultant as well as he served as the Trade Commissioner for Denmark in Houston, Texas. Johan was educated at the Aarhus Business School, holding two business degrees: HA and HD.
Simon BarrellSenior Independent Non-Executive Director
Simon Barrell qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Young in 1983. He then joined an accountancy practice in Nairobi, Kenya as a Senior Manager. On his return to the UK in 1987, he joined Binder Hamlyn. In 1994 Simon was appointed finance director of Napier Brown & Company Limited and in 2003 as finance director of Napier Brown Foods plc. Since leaving Napier Brown Foods plc in 2005 he has acted in non-executive director and non-executive chairman capacities for a number of public companies and continues to act as an adviser to listed and non-listed companies.
Jørgen Korsgaard JensenChief Executive Officer
Jørgen Korsgaard Jensen is an expert in optical technology solutions and has been involved in Research & Development projects in the field of optical technology in collaboration with Risø DTU for twelve years. Prior to that he held leading positions in international companies with responsibilities for strategy, finance, purchasing and logistics. He is the chief executive and founder of OPDI Technologies, which develops and markets opto/electronic sensors primarily for consumer electronic products. Further, he is chief executive of the O-Net WaveTouch group, which develops and markets optical touch screen technologies.
Prior to this he was the chief executive and founder of Kanitech International A/S, chief financial officer of Gram A/S, Glasuld A/S (Saint Gobain) and Farre Food A/S. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in Sales and Marketing from University of Southern Denmark and a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy and Finance from University of Southern Denmark.
Søren HøfferNon-Executive Director
As from March 1, 2018 Søren Høffer is CCO for the GE off-shore wind turbine division. Previously Søren had a 16 years carrier with LM Wind Power and since 2013 served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing at LM Group Holding A/S.
He was previously in charge of the LM Group Holding A/S legal and commercial affairs for years, initially as a corporate lawyer and later on as the Vice President for Corporate Staff. He served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at LM Wind Power A/S and was its Vice President of Corporate Affairs and General Counsel. Søren previously served as an Assistant Attorney-At-Law at the Danish law firm Kromann Reumert. Søren holds a Master of Law/Bachelor in Business and Law from Aarhus Universitet, Denmark.