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François Desprez, nouveau président de Danespo

Réunis en Assemblée Générale, le 4 septembre dernier, les membres de Danespo ont élu François Desprez comme nouveau président.

Lire le communiqué de presse en Anglais :

Francois Desprez is new Chairman of the Board in Danespo

On 4. September Danespo held the annual Ordinary General Meeting at Hotel Propellen in Billund. 46 participants, a combination of the main shareholders DLF and Florimond Desprez, growers, employees and other stakeholders participated to hear about the past year in Danespo A/S.

Chairman of the Board, Truels Damsgaard, DLF went through the management report highlighting, that Danespo had had another successful year with a result after tax of DKK 9,3 mill., the best result in the company within the past 5 years. At the same time the balance sheet had been slimmed till DKK 163 mill. compared to DKK 201 mill. the year before and DKK 250 mill. 5 years ago. Further the Chairman informed, that Danespo as per 1.4.2017 had taken over the employees from the breeding station LKF Vandel, and that the board just had approved the investment in a new breeding station and head office in Give. Finally Truels Damsgaard thanked for his 10 years as Chairman of the Board and gave the word to the new Chairman, Francois Desprez.

Francois Desprez thanked Truels Damsgaard for his efforts as Chairman of the board, not least since Florimond Desprez entered the company as owners 1½ years ago. Francois Desprez stated: “My participation to the board since the beginning of 2016 has comforted the opinion that Florimond Desprez was right to invest in Danespo. It is therefore an honour for me to succeed Truels Damsgaard as chairman and to take forward his ambition to further develop Danespo in Denmark and abroad thanks to a motivated and devoted staff together with very professional and skilled growers. The new management team can count on me and on the other board members to assist them in the implementation of the strategic orientations particularly in terms of R&D and marketing together with an ambitious investment plan.”

The board of Danespo consists of the following members:
Francois Desprez (Chairman), FD Admiral
Bruno Desprez, FD Admiral
Truels Damsgaard (Vice Chairman), DLF
Gert van Straalen, DLF
Jeppe Joergesen, Danespo’s Grower’s Union
Niels Frederik Skov Jensen, Danespo’s Grower’s Union

DLF and Florimond Desprez each own 49% of the shares in Danespo; the last 2% are owned by growers and employees of Danespo.