29 novembre 2017
Événement de la Chambre
The Danish-French Chamber of Commerce and the French Embassy are pleased to invite you to a conference on the 29th of November in the Palais Thott with the theme: Major Danish groups on the French market.
The French Ambassador, Francois Zimeray, who has generously accepted to cohost this event, will introduce the evening together with chairman of the Chamber, Anders Torbøl.
During this extraordinary event 3 major Danish companies, ISS, DSV and Novo Nordisk will share with us their experience on the French market.
DSV is one of Europe’s largest international providers of transport and logistic solutions. The company holds agencies and equipment in more than 80 countries on 6 continents. Together with its 40,000 employees, DSV supplies and facilitates the solutions in the supply chain for thousands of companies every day. DSV has operated for more than 25 years in France and employs almost 1000 people throughout the country.
Jens Lund, the CFO of the DSV-group, will come to tell us more about the group and its experiences on the French market.
ISS France is a major player in the service industry with customers in the public as well as the private sector. ISS is the 4th largest private employer in the world (500,000 employees and a total turnover of 10 billion euros throughout more than 77 countries) and holds the global leading place on outsourcing. With 24,000 employees daily servicing more than 60,000 customers, ISS is the largest foreign employer in France.
Pierre Francois Riolacci, the CFO of ISS will give us an insight into ISS’s experience in France.
Novo Nordisk is a Danish global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. Novo Nordisk manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products and services. Key products include diabetes care medications and devices. Novo Nordisk is also involved with hemostasis management, growth hormone therapy, and hormone replacement therapy. Novo Nordisk employs more than 40,000 people globally, and markets its products in 180 countries. In France, the company has been present for 50 years and employs 1400 people.
Krisja Vermeylen, Senior Vice President for Corporate People and Organization and former General Manager for Novo Nordisk in France, will introduce the company and its history in France.
After these 3 presentations, Gilles Debuire, the Nordic Director of Invest in France will give a short introduction to the economic reforms that are currently being implemented in France.
The conference will be followed by a cocktail. Thanks to Les Grands Chais for providing the wine for this evening.
- Date and time: November 29th at 17.00
- Program: 17.00 - 18.00: Conference 18.00 - 19.30: Cocktail
- Venue: French Embassy, Kongens Nytorv 4, København
As the number of seats is limited, please register your participation on November 26 at latest.
We look forward to seeing you!
The Danish-French Chamber of Commerce