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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

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

Mille Tram Lux

  • Title: CFO
  • Born: 1975
  • Education: BA Finance & Accounting (2000), HD Regnskab (2005)
  • Joined RTX: 2023

Previous positions: Management consultant LuxAdvice, CFO Seluxit A/S, Finance Director Aalborg Portland, Board member in several growth companies

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

Peter Thostrup, Chairman

  • Title: Professional Board Member
  • Born: 1960 I Nationality: Danish
  • Education: M.Sc. Economics and Finance (1987); MBA (1986)
  • Elected since: 2009

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

Jesper Mailind, Deputy Chairman

  • Title: Professional Board Member
  • Born: 1956 I Nationality: Danish
  • Education: Graduate Diploma Business Administration (1982); MBA (1984)
  • Elected 2009-2009 and since 2013

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

Ellen Andersen, Board Member

  • Title: Professional Board Member
  • Born: 1967 I Nationality: Danish
  • 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)
  • Elected since: 2022

Other directorships: None

Lars Christian Tofft, Board Member

  • Title: Group CEO, Cell Tower Services
  • Born: 1966 I Nationality: Danish
  • Education: M.Sc. in Business Administration and Business Law (1990); Executive education at INSEAD, Colombia University and Boston University
  • Elected since: 2017

Other directorships: None

Henrik Schimmell, Board Member

  • Title: Professional Board Member
  • Born: 1962 I Nationality: Danish
  • Education: Ph.D. in Engineering (1992); M.Sc. in Engineering (1986)
  • Elected since: 2019

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

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 12 January 2023 and the employee representatives on the company’s Board of Directors were from the company’s Annual General Meeting 26 January 2023, Kurt Heick Rasmussen, Kevin Harritsø and Camilla Munk.

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

Employee-elected Board Members

Kevin Harritsø, Employee Representative

  • Title: Team Lead at RTX
  • Born: 1984 I Nationality: Danish
  • Education: M.Sc. Electrical Engineering (2009)
  • Elected since: 2019

Camilla Munk, Employee Representative

  • Title: Project Engineer at RTX
  • Born: 1989 I Nationality: Danish
  • Education: M.Sc. Wireless Communication System (2016)
  • Elected since: 2023

Kurt Heick Rasmussen, Employee Representative

  • Title: Program Manager at RTX
  • Born: 1974 I Nationality: Danish
  • Education: B.Sc. Electrical Engineering (2000); Graduate Diploma Business Administration (2009)
  • Elected since: 2015