Executive management

Jesper E. Petersen

Jesper E. Petersen
Group CEO, Road & Logistics

Mr Petersen joined NTG in 2016 as Group CEO of NTG’s Road & Logistics Division. He has more than 40 years’ experience within freight forwarding and has previously held senior management positions within other large companies in the industry, including European leadership positions. During his career he has worked and lived in Italy and Germany for a total of 15 years. In addition to vast industry experience, Mr Petersen brings an entrepreneurial mind-set, having built, led, and successfully exited a freight forwarding company in Italy. Mr Petersen is the President of the Danish Freight
Forwarders Association.

Mikkel Fruergaard

Mikkel Fruergaard
Group CEO, Air & Ocean

Mr Fruergaard joined NTG in 2016 as Group CEO and was responsible for the Air & Ocean and Projects divisions. Since then he has played a key role in NTG’s international expansion and growth. Mr Fruergaard is a former First Lieutenant of the Royal Danish Army, and a graduate of the Maersk International Shipping School. For the past 20 years he has worked for some of the largest players in the shipping industry, both in Denmark and abroad. Mr Fruergaard brings extensive experience of working for public and private companies and is skilled in M&A, restructuring, customer relations and leading diverse teams across the globe. Mr Fruergaard has completed various executive training programs and holds an MBA (Hons) from IMD Business School in Switzerland.

Christian Jakobsen

Christian D. Jakobsen
Group CFO

Mr Jakobsen joined NTG in 2018 as Group CFO. He has more than 20 years’ experience within finance, accounting, and freight forwarding, and has previously held several senior financial positions within the transport industry, both in Denmark and abroad. Mr Jakobsen spent 8 years in Germany in a managing position. Mr Jakobsen has extensive experience of integrating companies and is skilled in M&A, restructuring and process optimisation. Mr Jakobsen has a background as a Big Four auditor, bringing extensive experience of working for both large private and publicly listed companies.

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