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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
Chief of Defense, General Flemming Lentfer
Chief of the Defense Staff, Lieutenant General Kenneth Pedersen

Board of Representatives:

Major General Peter Boysen
Managing Partner Ulla Brockenhuus-Schack
Chairman of the Board, Consul, Knight One Peter Vinther Christensen – Treasurer CEO Mette Kynde Frandsen
Major General Jens Henning Garly
Professor, dr. jur. Jesper Lau Hansen
Chairman of the Board, Brigadier General Christian Herskind
Chairman of the Board Peter Højland – Chairman of the Board of Representatives
Chief of Defense, General Flemming Lentfer
Chairman of the Board Jesper T. Lok
Director, Chamberlain, Torben von Lowzow – President
Rear Admiral Torben Mikkelsen
Director Peder Holk Nielsen – Vice President
Chief of the Defense Staff, Lieutenant General Kenneth Pedersen
CEO Torben Møger Pedersen
Major General Anders Rex
Rear Admiral Henrik Ryberg
Chairman of the Board Sten Scheibye
CEO Jais Valeur