Mars og Merkur Denmark

The organization Mars and Mercury, Denmark was founded in 1975 with the aim to facilitate contacts between top executives in Denmark’s business community, the public sector and the Danish Armed Forces.

In the Roman mythology, Mars was the god of war and Mercury the god of commerce. Hence the name of the association

Mars and Mercury have the following objectives:

  • to strengthen contacts and cooperation between its members
  • to promote the knowledge and understanding of the members businesses
  • to support the public support for the Danish Defense
  • to cooperate with similar circles in other countries in order to exchange experiences

Mars and Mercury is a non-political organization.

Membership is by invitation and cannot be applied for.

The management of Mars and Mercury, Denmark consists of an Executive Committee and a Board of Representatives.

The Executive Committee:

Director, Chamberlain, Torben von Lowzow – President
Director Peder Holk Nielsen – Vice President
Chairman of the Board, Consul, Knight One Peter Vinther Christensen – Treasurer

Board of Representatives:

  • Managing Partner Ulla Brockenhuus-Schack
  • Chairman of the Board, Consul, Knight One Peter Vinther Christensen
  • CEO Mette Kyhne Frandsen
  • Chairman of the Board Jes Munk Hansen
  • Professor, dr.jur. Jesper Lau Hansen
  • Chairman of the Board, Brigadier General Christian Herskind
  • Chairman of the Board Peter Højland
  • Chairman of the Board Peder Holk Nielsen
  • Director, Chamberlain, Torben von Lowzow
  • CEO Anders Rex
  • Chairman of the Board Sten Scheibye
  • Chairman of the Board Niels Smedegaard
  • CEO Jens Bjerg Sørensen, Chairman of the Board of Representatives
  • CEO Jais Valeur