The Board of Directors has appointed Annemarie Gardshol as President and Group CEO of PostNord AB. At the same time, the Board has appointed Peter Kjaer Jensen as Deputy CEO of PostNord. Both of them will take up their new duties on November 1, 2019.
In order to ensure the continuation of its leading position in a world in which patterns of communication and consumption are changing, PostNord is currently implementing a major transformation in its core business of letters and parcels.
With these appointments, we establish a management paring with in-depth knowledge of the business and complementary capacities, which can continue leading the transformation work at a fast pace. Annemarie Gardshol and Peter Kjaer Jensen are both fully familiar with the challenges facing PostNord, and both have played an active role in the transition work in recent years
Chairman of the Board of Directors
The change work is part of the reorganization process launched in April 2019, when Annemarie Gardshol was appointed acting President and Group CEO. She joined PostNord in 2012 and has held a number of senior executive positions within the company, including CEO of PostNord Strålfors Group and Chief Strategy Officer. Since February 1, 2018, she has been CEO of PostNord Sweden. Annemarie Gardshol was born in 1967 and has an MSc in Industrial Engineering. During her career, she has held senior positions at Gambro and worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.
Peter Kjaer Jensen joined the Group in 2014 and has been in charge of the Danish side of the business since June 2016, leading a major transformation of letter operations at PostNord Denmark. Prior to that, he was Head of the e-Commerce & Logistics business area. Peter brings with him many years of experience in international logistics from positions at companies including Maersk and Damco.
Annemarie Gardshol and Peter Kjaer Jensen will also continue in their management roles with overall responsibility for PostNord Sweden and PostNord Denmark, respectively.
PostNord needs to continue realigning itself flexibly and efficiently to adapt the business to the demands of the growing parcel market and decreasing letter volumes, while still ensuring high levels of quality and service