Claus Bayer (1957)
Independent member of the board since 2020.
Re-elected in 2021. The election period expires in 2022.
Claus Bayer has an Academy Profession Degree in Financial Management from Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Claus Bayer has run an
independent consulting business within the field of corporate finance since 2012, assisting with corporate transactions, valuations and ownership restructuring.
From 2007 to 2012, he was employed as deputy director and Head of M&A at Royal Unibrew, where he was heavily involved in the company's successful
turn-around. Claus Bayer's knowledge of the brewing industry and experience with turn-around, restructuring and strategy work are important contributions to the work of the board.
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
Member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee.
Holdings of Harboe shares: 10,000 shares.
OTHER MANAGEMENT POSITIONS
CEO, Pinehill ApS
Tømmerhandler Johannes Fogs Fond (Foundation)
Ruth Schade (1951)
Dependent member of the board since 2020.
(Former Group Chief Executive of Harboes Bryggeri A/S). Re-elected in 2021. The election period expires in 2022.
Ruth Schade originally qualified as a school teacher and has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. She has completed a diploma in business administration, sustainability and the UN's Global Goals, as well as CBS Executive's board training. Ruth Schade has been employed with Harboes Bryggeri since 1980 and has held a number of management positions, most recently as Group Chief Executive until April 2020.
Ruth Schade has been involved in all aspects of Harboe's commercial and strategic development, and before her resignation was a driving force in the formulation of a new CSR strategy. Ruth Schade's experience and significant insight into the group ensures continuity and an important contribution to the work of the Board of Directors.
Chairman of the Audit Committee, Member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Holdings of Harboe shares: 5,440 shares.
Sund og Bælt Holding A/S Danfrugt Skælskør A/S Visbjerggården A/S Keldernæs A/S
Bernhard Griese (1941)
Dependent member of the Board since 1986. Re-elected in 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. The election period expires in 2022.
Bernhard Griese is a trained electrical engineer and was first employed at Harboes Brewery in 1973. In the following years, he worked in all areas of the company. He joined the Executive Committee in 1981 and was made CEO in 1986 – a position he held until
2019. Bernhard Griese's broad production and management experience, combined with a strong focus on innovation, is a significant asset to the Board of Directors, and has been a driving force in the Group's targeted approach to new emerging markets, ongoing efficiency improvements, produc- tion upgrades and the development of new products and brands.
Member of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Holdings of Harboe shares: 336,022 shares.
Visbjerggården A/S (Chairman) Keldernæs A/S
Danfrugt Skælskør A/S (Chairman) Bernd Griese Holding ApS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Bernd Griese Holding ApS
Agrar Produktion Niendorf GmbH, Germany