Henrik Uhd Christensen

2024-01-29T16:13:55+00:00 January 29th, 2024|Uncategorized|

It is with deep regret that we have been informed of the untimely death of VIKING Life-Saving Equipment’s CEO, Henrik Uhd Christensen.

He passed away on 17th January, 2024 at the age of 54 after a short illness leaving behind his wife and two adult sons.

Christensen joined VIKING in 1992 starting in export sales before being stationed in Hamburg, Germany as Managing Director in 1996.

In 2000, he was appointed Global Sales and Marketing Director, and moved back to Denmark. He became CEO in 2010.

The VIKING Executive Board, consisting of CFO, Gert Lillebæk and Senior Vice President Regions, Vagn Pedersen, will temporarily take over his responsibilities and tasks.

Together with Group Management and the Board of Directors, they will manage the company in the interim.