Strategic Business Professional with experience as CFO, COO and leading positions within Business Strategy, M&A, Change Management and Marketing - in Nordic and European Retailing. Certified Business Architect. He has broad Nordic and International experience from positions as CFO, COO, Director of M&A, of Business Transition and of Business Strategy. He has led major Change programs and business turnarounds in large companies. Michael is a certified Business Architect. He spent over 20 years in petrol retailing and convenience stores in four different countries – both in corporate and local positions. Thereafter Grocery retailing followed by the Optical industry and Travel Retail. Michael is goal oriented which is complimented by his strong analytical skills and drive. His unique exposure to working and living experiences in different countries has helped him develop a cultural understanding and strong cross- boarder management skills. Master of Economics from University of Copenhagen (1983).