Kasper Madsen new SVP Supply Chain Europe
2014-08-18 [Press release]
Hilding Anders, Europe’s leading bed and mattress provider, has appointed Kasper Madsen, 52, as Senior Vice President Supply Chain Europe. Mr Madsen is currently employed as SVP Operations Confectionary & Snacks at the Norwegian Orkla Group and will join Hilding Anders during the autumn of 2014.
Kasper Madsen has a successful track record of productivity and efficiency improvements in international manufacturing environments with more than 25 years of experience. He worked in several leading positions for the Carlsberg Group until 2011 before continuing as management consultant for BCG and joining the Norwegian Orkla Group.
“Kasper’s experience will enable us to drive productivity and efficiency improvements further and take our supply chain to the next level. I am impressed with his track record of identifying best practice and rolling out effective production excellence programs in companies with broad manufacturing structures like ours”, comments CEO Alex Myers the appointment. “My new role provides ample opportunity to create value to the business: We need to leverage the scale in the supply chain and to build on the skills, experience and knowledge of the people in the organization”, concludes Madsen.