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Danske Bank CEO Eivind Kolding resigns, Thomas F. Borgen new CEO

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Copenhagen, Denmark - September 17, 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark - Danske Bank announces that CEO Eivind Kolding resigns and that it has appointed Thomas F. Borgen as new chief executive officer.

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Mr. Kolding is the former CEO of Maersk Line, a container shipping company. He is also the Chairman of the board at Danske Bank.

Mr. Kolding was appointed CEO of Maersk Line 1 July 2006, at which time he also became a partner at the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. He is a member of the Executive Board of the company.

In 1983, he graduated as MA, Law from University of Copenhagen. He was admitted lawyer to the bar in 1986, and joined A.P. Moller in 1989.

He has held positions as Managing Director of Maersk Hong Kong Ltd. and as CFO in the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, from 1998 to 2006.

Thomas F. Borgen replaces Mr. Kolding as CEO.

Mr. Borgen has been employed with the Danske Bank Group since 1997 and comes from the position as Member of Danske Bank's Executive Board responsible for Corporate & Institutional Banking.

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