DGAP-Regulatory: New Chairman of the Board of Directors of DONG Energy

DGAP-Regulatory: New Chairman of the Board of Directors of DONG Energy

DONG Energy A/S  / Miscellaneous

11.03.2014 09:33

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Thomas Thune Andersen will be elected new Chairman of the Board of Directors of
DONG Energy A/S. 

Thomas Thune Andersen has many years of experience from the energy sector and
has seats on the boards of a number of international companies dealing in
energy, logistics and distribution. He is i.a. Chairman of the Board of
Directors of Lloyd's Register Group, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
of VKR Holding A/S and member of the Board of Directors of Scottish & Southern
Energy (SSE), which is a leading energy company producing and distributing
electricity and natural gas to customers in the United Kingdom and Ireland. 

As SSE and DONG Energy have a partnership within wind energy Thomas Thune
Andersen must resign from the Board of Directors of SSE, before he can be
elected Chairman of DONG Energy. This takes place at the general meeting at SSE
on 17 July 2014, after which Thomas Thune Andersen at the earliest possible
date will be elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of DONG Energy A/S on
an extraordinary general meeting. 

With Thomas Thune Andersen not assuming the position until an extraordinary
general meeting, the Nomination Committee of DONG Energy A/S has recommended
that Benny D. Loft be elected Chairman at the annual general meeting held on 12
March 2014 in order to manage the chairmanship in the interim. The Nomination
Committee has simultaneously recommended that Joern Peter Jensen be elected new
Deputy Chairman of DONG Energy A/S. 

The content of this company announcement does not affect DONG Energy's
previously announced expectations to the financial result for the financial
year 2014 or the expected investment level for the period 2014-2015. 

For further information, please contact:

Media Relations
Karsten Anker Petersen
+45 99 55 96 62

Investor Relations
Allan Boedskov Andersen
+45 99 55 97 69

DONG Energy is one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe. Our
business is based on procuring, producing, distributing and trading energy and
associated products across Northern Europe. DONG Energy has around 6,500
employees and is headquartered in Denmark. The Group had a turnover of DKK 73
billion (EUR 9.8 billion) in 2013. For further information, see

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Language:           English
Company:            DONG Energy A/S
ISIN:               XS0253170335
Category Code:      MSC
TIDM:               65XG
Sequence Number:    1938
Time of Receipt:    March 11, 2014 09:33:38
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