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Executive management and board of directors

A full overview of executive management, board of directors, and board members elected by the employees

Executive Management

Full list of RTX Executive Management

Peter Røpke

Title: President & CEO

Born: 1966

Education: M.Sc. Electrical Engineering 1992

Joined RTX: 2016

Previous positions: CEO, Flügger A/S; Group Executive Vice President, Business Development, Grundfos Holding A/S; executive positions within business unit management and product creation, Nokia Corporation

Morten Axel Petersen

Title: CFO

Born: 1974

Education: M.Sc. Business Administration 1999

Joined RTX: 2019

Previous positions: Group Chief Finance & Strategy Officer, Bladt Industries A/S; CEO, PolyTech A/S; COO, Baltic Asiatic Holding; Consultant and Project Leader, Boston Consulting Group

Jens Christian Lindof

Title: CTO

Born: 1967

Education: M.Sc. Electrical Engineering (Telecommunication) 1991

Joined RTX: 2011

Previous positions: Engineering Manager, Anaren Inc; CEO, Innovative RF A/S; R&D Director, Texas Instruments Denmark; Technology Manager and Co-founder, ATL Research A/S

Peter Christensen

Title: Senior Vice President, CCO

Born: 1973

Education: Electronics Engineer; Bachelor Degree in Management, IMD; High Performance Leadership, Pathfinder I-III

Joined RTX: 2001

Previous positions: Civilian Electronics Expert at FLIR for the Royal Danish Navy’s submarines, helicopters and ships. Peter has held previous positions in RTX as President - Business Communication, Business Development Manager, Project Manager, Product Owner, and R&D Manager.

Bjørn Strømboe Petersen

Title: COO

Born: 1967

Education: Bachelor of Science in Engineering (1991), Graduate Diploma in Economics (1994)

Joined RTX: 2022

Previous positions: Independent Consultant; Senior Vice President, International Sales, GN Hearing; Senior Vice President, Global Operations, GN Hearing; Consultant, Implement Consulting Group

Peter Jeggesen

Title: Vice President R&D

Born: 1970

Education: M.Sc.in Computer Science (1998); Diploma in Organization and Strategy (2004)

Joined RTX: 2021

Previous positions: COO, Lyngsoe Systems; VP Software development, KMD; Senior Program Manager, Systematic

Board of Directors

Full list of RTX Board of Directors

Peter Thostrup


Title: Professional board member

Born: 1960

Education: M.Sc. Economics and Finance 1987; MBA 1986

Other directorships: Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Holmris B8 A/S, Linstol LLC and Power Stow A/S; Member of the Board of Directors of A/S Th. Wessel & Vett, Magasin du Nord.

Nationality: Danish

Elected since: 2009

Jesper Mailind

Deputy Chairman

Title: Professional board member

Born: 1956

Education: Graduate Diploma Business Administration 1982. MBA 1984

Other directorships: Member of the Boards of Directors of Sonion A/S, Etac AB and Leo Pharma A/S

Nationality: Danish

Elected 2009-2009 and since 2013

Ellen Andersen

Board Member

Title: Professional Board Member

Born: 1967

Education: Executive education at IMD, INSEAD, London Business School, Columbia University, and Aarhus University 2007-2015, Graduate Diploma Business administration 2004, IT Development and Business Administration 1987

Other directorships: None

Nationality: Danish

Elected since: 2022

Lars Christian Tofft

Board Member

Title: Group CEO, Cell Tower Services

Born: 1966

Education: M.Sc. in Business Administration and Business Law,1990. Executive education at INSEAD, Colombia University and Boston University.

Other directorships: None

Nationality: Danish

Elected since: 2017

Henrik Schimmell

Board Member

Title: President, Radiometer

Born: 1962

Education: Ph.D. in Engineering, 1992. M.Sc. in Engineering, 1986.

Other directorships: Chairman of the boards of directors of HemoCue AB and several Radiometer subsidiaries.

Nationality: Danish

Elected since: 2019

Employee-elected Board Members

Every four years, the employees of the RTX Group elect three colleagues for membership of the company’s Board of Directors. They also function as deputies for the employee representatives in accordance with the Danish Public Companies Act.

The latest election was held on 17 January 2019 and the employee representatives on the company’s Board of Directors were from the company’s Annual General Meeting 25 January 2019, Kurt Heick Rasmussen, Flemming Vendbjerg Andersen, and Kevin Harritsø.

RTX's Guidelines for Election of Employee Representatives to the Supervisory Board 

Kevin Harritsø

Board Member (Employee Representative)

Title: Team Lead at RTX

Born: 1984

Education: M.Sc. Electrical Engineering 2009

Nationality: Danish

Elected since: 2019

Camilla Munk

Board Member (Employee Representative)

Title: Project Engineer at RTX

Born: 1989

Education: M.Sc.Wireless Communication System

Nationality: Danish

Elected since: 2023

Kurt Heick Rasmussen

Board Member (Employee Representative)

Title: Program Manager at RTX

Born: 1974

Education: B.Sc. Electrical Engineering 2000. Graduate Diploma Business Administration 2009

Nationality: Danish

Elected since: 2015