Elvstrøm Sails appoints new CEO

Denmark’s Elvstrøm Sails has announced Morten Gantriis Sørensen as its new CEO, effective from 1st August 2021.

Sørensen has a wealth of experience in the managerial, commercial and technical fields, most recently from his role as regional director of RGS Nordic A/S. Sørensen holds an engineering degree and has previous experience from HJHansen Recycling Industry Ltd A/S, Fiberline Composites and Fibertex Nonwovens and more.

Thomas Andersen of Fayard and Preben Terp-Nielsen of Abena, the principal shareholders of Elvstrøm Sails, commented, “Elvstrøm Sails has gone through a significant development throughout especially the last five years, and we very much look forward to continuing this development with Morten at the helm. We have looked for a broad profile and feel certain that Morten will be able to quickly grasp the culture of our business and the industry. And not the least develop our products and quality and nurse our brand value.”

Morten Gantriis Sørensen, the new CEO for Elvstrøm Sails, said, “I look very much forward to joining Europe’s biggest and legendary sail loft. Being part of a company that stands for quality, know-how and professionalism and a team that delivers world-class sails for any sailor fills me with excitement and I can’t wait to meet employees, customers and business partners.”

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Source: IBI News

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