Our Secretariat – established by the Governing Board – is the administrative and coordinating hub of the VL Groups and the Annual Danish Top Executive Summit. The Secretariat serves members and the Governing Board and liaises with the Groups.

Bjørn Karsholt

Bjørn Karsholt

Managing Director

Bjørn Karsholt is Managing Director for Danish Management Society (VL). Previously he was CEO for DRRB – Danish Association of Advertisement Agencies, Sales- and Marketing Director with the Rockwool Group, EVP, Carlsberg Group and Sales- and Marketing Director at Tuborg Breweries Ltd. A/S.

Bjørn Karsholt came from DRRB and started with VL in 2012.
T: +45 35 43 92 92
M: +45 22 43 33 44

Pernille Wandel-Petersen

Pernille Wandel-Petersen

Head of Secretariat

Pernille Wandel-Petersen is the Head of Secretariat and Coordinator of the Annual Danish Top Executive Summit and those events invited to across the Groups. She has worked with planning and coordination of events and communication since 1999.

Pernille Wandel-Petersen came from EAC and started with VL in 2006.


T:  +45 35 43 92 92
M: +45 51 50 84 18

Henrik Ørholst

Henrik Ørholst

Editor VL News

Henrik Ørholst is editor of VL News, Reviewer with the Danish newspaper Børsen, Financial Commentator with TV2 Finance, External Senior Lecturer and Examiner at CBS and a number of further and higher educations. Henrik Ørholst is MSc. Econ from the University of Aarhus.

Henrik Ørholst started writing for VL News in 2010


T: +45 40 32 33 51


Accounting is handled by NaviTech Ltd. A/S

Merete Østergaard
Head of Accounting


T:  +45 35 43 92 92


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Fiolstræde 44, DK-1171 Copenhagen, Denmark

Danish Management Society

Danish Management Society
Fiolstræde 44
DK-1171 Copenhagen K