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Generational change in Dantra

A smooth generational change will be complete when Kenneth Jensen takes over as CEO of Dantra on March 1. This passes the baton from 3. to 4th generation in the expansive family business.

Dantra completes smooth generational change

The recent past has been eventful for the transport group Dantra, which has established companies in two new countries in less than a year. The 90-year-old company has now entered the next phase of its smooth generational transition, which will be completed on March 1. Kenneth Jensen will take over as Managing Director from his father, haulier Helge Jensen. - Although Dantra is an evolving company, we emphasize continuity. Therefore, the generational change will be carried out as a smooth transition, says the haulier, who celebrated his 45th anniversary last year. The son has been working at Dantra since 2004, when he started as a dispatcher. He was then appointed head of department and has been the company's operations director for almost two years. - Over the past seven years, Kenneth has acquired broad experience and insight at all levels of the company's operations. This means that he is well placed to take on the overall management in the future, according to Helge Jensen.


90 years in the family's hands

Since its founding in 1920, Dantra has been owned and operated by the Jensen family, and with Kenneth Jensen's arrival as CEO, the baton is passed from 3. to 4th generation. The owners still include Helge Jensen, his son Kenneth and daughter Disa. The change of director is not accompanied by any other changes in the group's management. - The composition of the Board of Directors remains unchanged and there will be no changes in the day-to-day management except for my resignation," explains Helge Jensen, who will thus continue to have a seat on Dantra's professional Board of Directors together with Preben Mehlsen, Uffe Damgaard Thomsen and Henrik Lyhne. In addition, Helge Jensen will continue to carry out a number of development and operational tasks. In the future, he will focus on the group's activities abroad. - After March 1, I will concentrate on developing our subsidiaries in Germany and Lithuania, where we see significant potential," he says.


Will continue on a growth path

Under Kenneth Jensen's leadership, Dantra will continue its expansionary course, which has most recently led to the establishment of operations in Sweden as the fourth country.

We operate in a competitive market where it is necessary to offer the right combination of responsibility, quality and reasonable prices. Dantra's development into a major international player provides synergies and economies of scale that ultimately benefit customers. We will continue to follow this path.

- Kenneth Jensen

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