The Danish Management Society (VL)

The Danish Management Society (VL) brings together Denmark’s top business and governmental minds.

“VL is committed to fostering and encouraging knowledge and understanding of modern leadership. Accordingly, VL aims to contribute to the financial success, social progress and general improvement of the conditions of our society.” – 8 April 1965.



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UN's Global Goals – LIVE!

Next year’s Annual Danish Top Executive Summit will be held at UN City, Thursday 6 June 2019

Danish companies have a unique opportunity to help achieve UN’s Global Goals (SDGs) with our knowledge of energy, water, agriculture and food. Embracing the Goals and employing them as competitive parameters gives the Danish business community a unique opportunity to consolidate its market position and enhance its legitimacy. Accordingly, the title of the 2019 Annual Danish Top Executive Summit is UN’s Global Goals – LIVE! The Chair of the Steering Committee is Executive Director Steen M. Andersen, Unicef Denmark.



“I joined the Danish Management Society when I became CEO for Vestas in 2013. Being part of this network is extremely valuable to me.”

Anders Runevad

CEO, Vestas

"The Annual Danish Top Executive Summit provides an informal setting where I can meet top executives from other major Danish companies and find new inspiration. It is an event for which there is (almost) always space in my calendar."

Flemming Besenbacher

Chairman, Carlsberg

"The Annual Danish Top Executive Summit is the most dynamic networking event in Denmark. It is the best there is – by far."

Torsten Sløk

Chief International Economist, Deutsche Bank, New York