Alumni portraits

2018.11.20 | Alumni

All the way to the top

Twenty-seven years after leaving Aarhus with an MSc in Economics and Business Administration, Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen was back at Aarhus BSS for the first time. Now as CEO of Novo Nordisk and as the Alum of the Year 2018.

2018.11.20 | Alumni

Surgeon of society in the eye of the storm

This year’s Alum of the Year is known for her passion for law, her strong work ethics and outstanding leadership skills. These traits have proven extremely useful to Barbara Bertelsen during her two years as permanent secretary in the Ministry of Justice.

Helle Glyø, BSc in Economics and Business Administration ('87) and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (HD) ('91)

2016.09.26 | Alumni

A good mentor is someone who does not know everything

From October, 100 alums from Aarhus BSS will take part in this year’s mentor programme ‘Aarhus BSS Mentor100’. We have asked one alum, Helle Glyø, why she is a mentor. She is an independent coach and change consultant and holds a BSc in Economics and Business Administration ('87) and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (HD) ('91).

Alum of the year 2016 is Thomas Hedegaard Rasmussen.

2016.08.19 | People

Alum of the year 2016

Alum of the year 2016 is Thomas Hedegaard Rasmussen, who completed his Master’s degree in 2002 and his PhD in 2007 at the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Today he is Vice-president of HR Data and Analytics at Royal Dutch Shell in the Hague.

2016.06.09 | Knowledge exchange

Success is rarely attributed luck

Berlingske Business recently named the top 100 Danish talents - 12 of these are Aarhus BSS alumni. We met up with one of them. 35-year-old Elife Savas, Senior Manager at KPMG with a Master’s degree in Business Economics and Auditing.

2015.08.06 | Knowledge exchange

Paving the road from internship to job

Today, Marie Enemark Olsen (MA/MSc ´10) is Senior Manager, Human and Labour Rights at LEGO Group, and the road to this job started already during her internship.

2014.12.12 | Knowledge exchange

Berlin – the city of opportunities?

David O. Andersen (MA '11) moved to Berlin without a job, a home or any experience, with the hope of landing a position with one of Berlin's many start-up companies.

Foto: Lars Kruse, AU Kommunikation

2014.09.22 | Knowledge exchange

The Aarhus University distinguished Alumnus 2014

Since 1928, Aarhus University has celebrated its birthday with the annual celebration. On the occasion of the university’s 80th anniversary in 2008, the university established a distinguished alumnus award. Each year, the award honours a graduate of Aarhus University whose impressive achievements have drawn positive attention to the university.…

Foto: Lars Detlef

2014.06.19 | Knowledge exchange

2014 BSS Alum of the year: Karen Frøsig

Sydbank CEO Karen Frøsig (MA ´83) is one of the most powerful women in the Danish banking world. On the 20th of June 2014 Karen became a BSS Alum of the Year. ‘I am very proud to receive this prize’, Karen tells AU Alumni. ‘Things are so difficult these days because of the financial crisis. There have been a lot of problems to deal with, and then…

Foto: Lars Kruse

2014.06.19 | Knowledge exchange

2014 BSS Alum of the year: Anders Christian Dam

Managing Director and CEO Anders Christian Dam (MSc ’81) will be celebrating his 20-year employment anniversary at Jyske Bank next year. The honour of becoming a BSS Alum of the Year is therefore great timing. ‘I am looking forward to receiving the award’, Anders says to AU Alumni.