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Haekkerup new Chairman of Danes Worldwide

Susanne Rumohr Hækkerup has succeeded Michael Metz Mørch as Chairman of Danes Worldwides. Mr. Mørch has been Chairman for eight years. Ms. Hækkerup was elected member of the Board of Danes Worldwide in 2018. Susanne Rumohr Hækkerup is Managing Director for Asia House in Copenhagen and a.o. former Danish ambassador to Mexico, Cuba, The Dominican…

Nordic Ambassadors Luncheon: – Work life balance is not a zero-sum game

Work life balance provides for success, both for companies and their employees – and for joint Nordic events! A high-ranking Singaporean official, four brilliant Nordic business cases and four highly competent ambassadors guided by a professor in organizational behaviour. Not to mention a service level beyond imagination. What could possibly go wrong? Nothing, according the…

Danish Adventurer to speak at DABS event

DABS – Danish Association for Businessmen in Singapore – invites member to join a unique evening on 21 November 2019 from 18.30 onwards at the Danish Seamen’s Church. Speaker of the evening will be Mikkel Beha Erichsen, the 53 year old Danish TV producer known for “De teenageramte familier” (2001), “Shake It” (2001) and “Dirty…

Clean Finnish water to be bottled and shipped to China

Bottled ground water from the Finnish city of Lahti will be transported on the China-bound trains next year, as a ground-breaking ceremony took place on Friday for a bottling facility. Aqua-Matters, a company owned by Singapore-based investor Allan Poh and his family, is involved in the investment, which is estimated at 20 million euros (22…

IKEA recalls children’s bib: Risk of choking

IKEA has recalled MATVRÅ Blue/Red 2-pack bib for children worldwide as there is a choking risk, the company has announced in a press release. This includes the firm’s retail stores in Asia including Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. The hazard was discovered through two incidents in Norway and the UK respectively, where the button…

Siemens and Grundfos sign digital environment pact

Siemens and Grundfos have signed a digital partnership framework for strategic cooperation between the two companies. The focus is on developing water and wastewater applications, industrial automation and building technology. The contract was signed at Grundfos’ Headquarters in Bjerringbro in Denmark. In a statement about the agreement, Grundfos says that customers of both companies will…

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Whether you like it hot or cold, with milk, sugar, egg, whipped cream or just plain black, most adults know the feeling of waking up in the morning but not feeling completely awake until they have had that first sip of bitter, brown, caffeinated drink: Coffee. But the price of grabbing a cup of coffee…

Santa Fe Relocation sold

Santa Fe Group, the last remnant of the EAC conglomerate founded by H.N. Andersen back in 1884, has sold its relocation business, including the moving company’s debt to Proventus Capital Partners, for 1 million Euro. The business was sold because Santa Fe was not able to get its financing in place. Santa Fe has for…