Columbus has a unified management structure consisting of a Board of Directors and an Executive Board. The two bodies are separate, and no one serves as members of both.

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Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall management of the Company on behalf of the shareholders and supervises the Company and the work of the Executive Board, including ensuring adequate management of the Company in compliance with legislation and Articles of Association. Together with the Executive Board, the Board of Directors determines goals and strategies, and approves budgets and action plans.
Executive Board
The Board of Directors appoints the Executive Board and determines the terms of employment. The Executive Board is responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of Columbus, including strategy, budgets and targets for the Company.
Audit Committee

The purpose of the Audit Committee is to supervise accounting, audit, risk and controlling issues. The Audit Committee consists of Peter Skov Hansen (Chairman) and Sven Madsen. One of the two members of the Audit Committee (Peter Skov Hansen) is considered an independent member.

The tasks of the Audit Committee have been determined in a Terms of Reference, which has been approved by the Board of Directors.

Terms of reference for the Audit Committee - Danish

Terms of reference for the Audit Committee - English
Evaluation of performance

The Chairman of the Board is responsible for conducting an annual evaluation of the competencies of the Board of Directors, the cooperation between the Board of Directors and the Executive Board and the performance and results of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board, including the areas operation, finance, strategy, organization and management.

The individual Board members and Executive Board members anonymously complete an online survey. The results of the evaluation are presented and discussed at the subsequent Board meeting.

Based on the evaluation, which was conducted in 2022, it was concluded that the work of the Board of Directors and Executive Board is efficient, and that the composition and qualifications of the Board of Directors is appropriate in terms of professional experience and relevant special competences to perform the tasks of the Board of Directors in the best possible manners.

Board of Directors
Ib Kunøe
Chairman of the Board
Born 1943 Elected 2004 Ib Kunøe has been Chairman of the Board of Directors and main shareholder in Columbus since 2004. Ib Kunøe is the founder and owner of Consolidated Holdings and is the main shareholder and Chairman of the Board in a broad variety of Danish owned companies.
Sven Madsen
Deputy Chairman of the Board and member of the Audit Committee
Born 1964 Elected 2007 Sven Madsen joined the Board in 2007. Sven Madsen is CFO in Consolidated Holdings A/S and has a background as an auditor in a number of auditing firms. Sven Madsen has been working with corporate reporting, financing, and corporate management in Codan Insurance, FLS
Member of the Audit Committee
Peter Skov Hansen
Board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee
Born 1951 Elected 2012 Peter Skov Hansen, born in 1951, has joined the Board in 2012. Peter Skov Hansen received his license as a State Authorized Public Accountant in 1980 and became partner in CityRevision in 1981. Peter Skov Hansen became Partner in Deloitte in 1997 when CityRevision merged with
Karina Kirk
Board member
Born 1971 Elected 2018 Karina Kirk Ringsted, born in 1971, joined the Board of Directors in 2018. Karina Kirk Ringsted has more than 20 years of management experience from the consulting industry holding leading positions in growing and developing management consulting companies as well as being a
Per Kogut
Board member
Born 1964 Elected 2022 Per Ove Kogut, born in 1964, joined the Board of Directors in 2022. Per Kogut has more than 25 years of experience, including 14 years as CEO in NNIT and 11 years of experience from Computer Associates, most recently as CEO in Northern Europe.
Executive Board
Søren Krogh Knudsen
CEO & President
Søren Krogh Knudsen is Chief Executive Officer of Columbus and was appointed in 2021. Søren has more than 20 years of experience within consultancy and technology. Søren is an experienced leader and trusted advisor for business leaders, CxOs and boards.
Brian Iversen
Group CFO
Brian Iversen is Chief Financial Officer of Columbus and was appointed in 2022. Brian is a senior executive with vast CFO experience with finance transformation and financial reporting experience from international OMXC25 companies. He brings extensive experience in leading, optimizing and
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