Niels Smedegaard

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Niels Smedegaard told : “His comprehensive managerial experience from global companies, clear customer orientation and ability to create value is exactly what Norwegian needs, now that the company is now entering a new phase in which growth is slowing down and we must focus on profitability,” External link

thelocal-dk Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard told : “His comprehensive managerial experience from global companies, clear customer orientation and ability to create value is exactly what Norwegian needs, now that the company is now entering a new phase in which growth is slowing down and we must focus on profitability,” External link

thelocal-no Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “During the last months, the company has taken a series of measures that has resulted in strong financial improvements,” External link

atwonline Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : "The two of them are a dream team to me," External link

4-traders Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “The two of them are a dream team to me,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : "If you have a buyer at a profit, give us a call," External link

4-traders Monday, November 18, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : "If you have a buyer at a profit, give us a call," External link

4-traders Sunday, November 17, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard told : “We are committed to [making] the necessary changes. And it will be a tough road for us, and it will be a different Norwegian coming out of this, but it will be a stronger Norwegian at the end of the day,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : "There will be tough decisions and we will be criticized for closing down routes or doing other things," External link

4-traders Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Bjørn Kjos ) : “Bjørn has played an unprecedented role in Norwegian’s success. His vision of offering affordable fares for all, combined with his enthusiasm and innovating spirit, has revolutionized the way people travel for pleasure and for business, not least between the continents. Bjørn is definitely one of the most influential European entrepreneurs of our time,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard added : “We have to ensure that Norwegian is well prepared and positioned to handle volatile markets and unexpected events. It is crucial that we continue to deliver on our cost reduction initiatives and that we constantly ensure that we have a route portfolio that yields profit. It is also important that the new CEO develops an organization that embraces continued improvement and operational excellence,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard added : “Bjørn has played an unprecedented role in Norwegian’s success,” “His vision of offering affordable fares for all, combined with his enthusiasm and innovating spirit, has revolutionized the way people travel for pleasure and for business, not least between the continents. Bjørn is definitely one of the most influential European entrepreneurs of our time” External link

forbes Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Norwegian Air Shuttle ) : “We have to ensure that Norwegian is well prepared and positioned to handle volatile markets and unexpected events. It is crucial that we continue to deliver on our cost reduction initiatives and that we constantly ensure that we have a route portfolio that yields profit. It is also important that the new CEO develops an organization that embraces continued improvement and operational excellence,” External link

forbes Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Norwegian Air Shuttle ) : “We have to ensure that Norwegian is well prepared and positioned to handle volatile markets and unexpected events. It is crucial that we continue to deliver on our cost reduction initiatives and that we constantly ensure that we have a route portfolio that yields profit. It is also important that the new CEO develops an organization that embraces continued improvement and operational excellence,” External link

forbes Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard added : “Bjørn has played an unprecedented role in Norwegian’s success,” “His vision of offering affordable fares for all, combined with his enthusiasm and innovating spirit, has revolutionized the way people travel for pleasure and for business, not least between the continents. Bjørn is definitely one of the most influential European entrepreneurs of our time” External link

forbes Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Norwegian Air Shuttle ) : “You are one of the foremost entrepreneurs of your time, in spite of challenges right now in Norwegian, one of the toughest businesses in the world,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Norwegian Air Shuttle ) : “You are one of the foremost entrepreneurs of your time, in spite of challenges right now in Norwegian, one of the toughest businesses in the world,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Bjorn Kjos ) : “I’m very pleased Bjorn will remain at the company as an adviser to the board and the chair,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Torben Carlsen ) : “My time at DFDS has been a fantastic journey, and I am proud of the progress that has been made for the company and its employees, cus-tomers and shareholders since I joined. It has been a difficult decision to say goodbye but having managed the company for over 12 years, the time has come to move on and use my energy and experience in board position. DFDS is strongly positioned for the future, and I feel very confident about passing on the steering wheel to Torben and I wish him good speed for the future” “I owe everyone at DFDS from the individual employees to the rest of the management team and the Board a big thank you for the good years we have had together. We have shared many great experiences and overcome considerable challenges together. I will take all this with me,” External link

marinelink Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Torben Carlsen ) : “My time at DFDS has been a fantastic journey, and I am proud of the progress that has been made for the company and its employees, customers and shareholders since I joined,” “The time has come to move on and use my energy and experience in board positions. DFDS is strongly positioned for the future, and I feel very confident about passing on the steering wheel to Torben and I wish him good speed for the future” External link

worldmaritimenews Monday, March 4, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard pointed out : “Timely investments in new freight ferry capacity will support our customers’ growth. We are well prepared to help them through any Brexit outcome,” External link

worldmaritimenews Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard added : “We, therefore, were pleased to hear European Commission President Mr Juncker’s plan to strengthen Europe’s trade agenda… As representatives of one of the most globalised European businesses we could not agree more,” External link

worldmaritimenews Friday, September 22, 2017 11:55:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard concluded ( about Mr Juncker ) : “Shipping needs global trade to exist and global trade cannot exist without an efficient shipping industry. Around 80% of world trade in goods is carried by the international shipping industry and European shipowners control 40% of the world’s merchant fleet and operate shipping services all over the world. We also support the plan announced last week by President Juncker to set up a Group of Experts on EU Trade Agreements, and we would certainly be ready to provide our expertise on the matter,” External link

worldmaritimenews Friday, September 22, 2017 11:55:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “We therefore were pleased to hear European Commission President Mr Juncker’s plan to strenghten Europe’s trade agenda, announced last week in his State of the Union Address. As representatives of one of the most globalised European businesses we could not agree more” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, September 22, 2017 2:03:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard says : “The UK is our largest freight market, and we are encouraged by the positive development which we have seen year-on-year in spite of the discussion about possible Brexit effects,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, August 18, 2017 1:03:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard says ( about North ) : “As we are also seeing positive developments in the EU economies as a whole, we are confident about the future. This is good news and supports our plan of deploying larger and more environmentally friendly ships on our North Sea routes in 2019 and 2020,” “It is also good news for the customers, manufacturers, exporters and transport companies we serve. Continued growth in trade will enable them to grow or maintain their activities and the many jobs they create,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, August 18, 2017 1:03:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard says : “This is in line with our expectations that all parties will be interested in protecting trade for the benefit of growth and jobs in the countries involved, and we hope the proposal will pave the way for a positive agreement,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, August 18, 2017 1:03:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “The bunker cost is 50% higher than the products you used before; you have the ballast water convention coming into effect in September this year, which will require investments in ballast water treatment systems etc.,” “When you are already in a tough financial situation, it is difficult to go to your bank and convince them that it is a fantastic idea when they look at how your outlook for the next year or two is looking,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, March 3, 2017 7:18:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard added : “The study shows there are a number of policy gaps that should be addressed, firstly to maintain and then to enhance even further the competitive position of the EU. We have a unique momentum to do so now with the EU maritime year. We, therefore, offer this study as a basis for discussion on the EU shipping strategy for the next decade,” External link

worldmaritimenews Wednesday, March 1, 2017 8:14:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard concluded : “We need a more structured EU external shipping policy to capitalise on this positive role, similar to the one existing for aviation. With protectionism on the rise worldwide, Europe should remain a champion of free trade,” External link

worldmaritimenews Wednesday, March 1, 2017 8:14:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard concluded : “We need a more structured EU external shipping policy to capitalise on this positive role, similar to the one existing for aviation. With protectionism on the rise worldwide, Europe should remain a champion of free trade” External link

hellenicshippingnews Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:16:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “Legal certainty in the continuity of the guidelines is paramount” External link

hellenicshippingnews Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:16:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about International Chamber ) : “We fully support our colleagues at the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) in their recent plea to set a timeline for the further reduction of the shipping sector’s GHG emissions,” External link

worldmaritimenews Monday, October 10, 2016 11:32:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “We have financial strength to grow our market coverage through acquisitions as well as investing in new technology and our employees. And not least, financial strength and capital discipline to provide our shareholders with a competitive return on their investment, ” External link

worldmaritimenews Wednesday, February 25, 2015 4:05:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president14.75%EN10/10/201710/10/2017
president of ecsa0.82%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
ceo of dfds8.20%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
ceo55.74%EN08/28/201728/08/2017
managing director7.38%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
director4.92%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
chairman4.92%EN07/07/201607/07/2016
président3.28%FR11/16/201116/11/2011
Names Lang Count
Niels SmedegaardEN89.58%
Niels SmedegaardDA10.42%


 
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Niels Smedegaard

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Niels Smedegaard told : “His comprehensive managerial experience from global companies, clear customer orientation and ability to create value is exactly what Norwegian needs, now that the company is now entering a new phase in which growth is slowing down and we must focus on profitability,” External link

thelocal-dk Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard told : “His comprehensive managerial experience from global companies, clear customer orientation and ability to create value is exactly what Norwegian needs, now that the company is now entering a new phase in which growth is slowing down and we must focus on profitability,” External link

thelocal-no Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “During the last months, the company has taken a series of measures that has resulted in strong financial improvements,” External link

atwonline Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:28:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : "The two of them are a dream team to me," External link

4-traders Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “The two of them are a dream team to me,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : "If you have a buyer at a profit, give us a call," External link

4-traders Monday, November 18, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : "If you have a buyer at a profit, give us a call," External link

4-traders Sunday, November 17, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard told : “We are committed to [making] the necessary changes. And it will be a tough road for us, and it will be a different Norwegian coming out of this, but it will be a stronger Norwegian at the end of the day,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : "There will be tough decisions and we will be criticized for closing down routes or doing other things," External link

4-traders Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Bjørn Kjos ) : “Bjørn has played an unprecedented role in Norwegian’s success. His vision of offering affordable fares for all, combined with his enthusiasm and innovating spirit, has revolutionized the way people travel for pleasure and for business, not least between the continents. Bjørn is definitely one of the most influential European entrepreneurs of our time,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard added : “We have to ensure that Norwegian is well prepared and positioned to handle volatile markets and unexpected events. It is crucial that we continue to deliver on our cost reduction initiatives and that we constantly ensure that we have a route portfolio that yields profit. It is also important that the new CEO develops an organization that embraces continued improvement and operational excellence,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:46:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard added : “Bjørn has played an unprecedented role in Norwegian’s success,” “His vision of offering affordable fares for all, combined with his enthusiasm and innovating spirit, has revolutionized the way people travel for pleasure and for business, not least between the continents. Bjørn is definitely one of the most influential European entrepreneurs of our time” External link

forbes Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Norwegian Air Shuttle ) : “We have to ensure that Norwegian is well prepared and positioned to handle volatile markets and unexpected events. It is crucial that we continue to deliver on our cost reduction initiatives and that we constantly ensure that we have a route portfolio that yields profit. It is also important that the new CEO develops an organization that embraces continued improvement and operational excellence,” External link

forbes Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Norwegian Air Shuttle ) : “We have to ensure that Norwegian is well prepared and positioned to handle volatile markets and unexpected events. It is crucial that we continue to deliver on our cost reduction initiatives and that we constantly ensure that we have a route portfolio that yields profit. It is also important that the new CEO develops an organization that embraces continued improvement and operational excellence,” External link

forbes Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard added : “Bjørn has played an unprecedented role in Norwegian’s success,” “His vision of offering affordable fares for all, combined with his enthusiasm and innovating spirit, has revolutionized the way people travel for pleasure and for business, not least between the continents. Bjørn is definitely one of the most influential European entrepreneurs of our time” External link

forbes Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Norwegian Air Shuttle ) : “You are one of the foremost entrepreneurs of your time, in spite of challenges right now in Norwegian, one of the toughest businesses in the world,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Norwegian Air Shuttle ) : “You are one of the foremost entrepreneurs of your time, in spite of challenges right now in Norwegian, one of the toughest businesses in the world,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Bjorn Kjos ) : “I’m very pleased Bjorn will remain at the company as an adviser to the board and the chair,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Torben Carlsen ) : “My time at DFDS has been a fantastic journey, and I am proud of the progress that has been made for the company and its employees, cus-tomers and shareholders since I joined. It has been a difficult decision to say goodbye but having managed the company for over 12 years, the time has come to move on and use my energy and experience in board position. DFDS is strongly positioned for the future, and I feel very confident about passing on the steering wheel to Torben and I wish him good speed for the future” “I owe everyone at DFDS from the individual employees to the rest of the management team and the Board a big thank you for the good years we have had together. We have shared many great experiences and overcome considerable challenges together. I will take all this with me,” External link

marinelink Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about Torben Carlsen ) : “My time at DFDS has been a fantastic journey, and I am proud of the progress that has been made for the company and its employees, customers and shareholders since I joined,” “The time has come to move on and use my energy and experience in board positions. DFDS is strongly positioned for the future, and I feel very confident about passing on the steering wheel to Torben and I wish him good speed for the future” External link

worldmaritimenews Monday, March 4, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard pointed out : “Timely investments in new freight ferry capacity will support our customers’ growth. We are well prepared to help them through any Brexit outcome,” External link

worldmaritimenews Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard added : “We, therefore, were pleased to hear European Commission President Mr Juncker’s plan to strengthen Europe’s trade agenda… As representatives of one of the most globalised European businesses we could not agree more,” External link

worldmaritimenews Friday, September 22, 2017 11:55:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard concluded ( about Mr Juncker ) : “Shipping needs global trade to exist and global trade cannot exist without an efficient shipping industry. Around 80% of world trade in goods is carried by the international shipping industry and European shipowners control 40% of the world’s merchant fleet and operate shipping services all over the world. We also support the plan announced last week by President Juncker to set up a Group of Experts on EU Trade Agreements, and we would certainly be ready to provide our expertise on the matter,” External link

worldmaritimenews Friday, September 22, 2017 11:55:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “We therefore were pleased to hear European Commission President Mr Juncker’s plan to strenghten Europe’s trade agenda, announced last week in his State of the Union Address. As representatives of one of the most globalised European businesses we could not agree more” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, September 22, 2017 2:03:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard says : “The UK is our largest freight market, and we are encouraged by the positive development which we have seen year-on-year in spite of the discussion about possible Brexit effects,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, August 18, 2017 1:03:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard says ( about North ) : “As we are also seeing positive developments in the EU economies as a whole, we are confident about the future. This is good news and supports our plan of deploying larger and more environmentally friendly ships on our North Sea routes in 2019 and 2020,” “It is also good news for the customers, manufacturers, exporters and transport companies we serve. Continued growth in trade will enable them to grow or maintain their activities and the many jobs they create,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, August 18, 2017 1:03:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard says : “This is in line with our expectations that all parties will be interested in protecting trade for the benefit of growth and jobs in the countries involved, and we hope the proposal will pave the way for a positive agreement,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, August 18, 2017 1:03:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “The bunker cost is 50% higher than the products you used before; you have the ballast water convention coming into effect in September this year, which will require investments in ballast water treatment systems etc.,” “When you are already in a tough financial situation, it is difficult to go to your bank and convince them that it is a fantastic idea when they look at how your outlook for the next year or two is looking,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Friday, March 3, 2017 7:18:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard added : “The study shows there are a number of policy gaps that should be addressed, firstly to maintain and then to enhance even further the competitive position of the EU. We have a unique momentum to do so now with the EU maritime year. We, therefore, offer this study as a basis for discussion on the EU shipping strategy for the next decade,” External link

worldmaritimenews Wednesday, March 1, 2017 8:14:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard concluded : “We need a more structured EU external shipping policy to capitalise on this positive role, similar to the one existing for aviation. With protectionism on the rise worldwide, Europe should remain a champion of free trade,” External link

worldmaritimenews Wednesday, March 1, 2017 8:14:00 PM EAT

Niels Smedegaard concluded : “We need a more structured EU external shipping policy to capitalise on this positive role, similar to the one existing for aviation. With protectionism on the rise worldwide, Europe should remain a champion of free trade” External link

hellenicshippingnews Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:16:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “Legal certainty in the continuity of the guidelines is paramount” External link

hellenicshippingnews Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:16:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said ( about International Chamber ) : “We fully support our colleagues at the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) in their recent plea to set a timeline for the further reduction of the shipping sector’s GHG emissions,” External link

worldmaritimenews Monday, October 10, 2016 11:32:00 AM EAT

Niels Smedegaard said : “We have financial strength to grow our market coverage through acquisitions as well as investing in new technology and our employees. And not least, financial strength and capital discipline to provide our shareholders with a competitive return on their investment, ” External link

worldmaritimenews Wednesday, February 25, 2015 4:05:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president14.75%EN10/10/201710/10/2017
president of ecsa0.82%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
ceo of dfds8.20%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
ceo55.74%EN08/28/201728/08/2017
managing director7.38%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
director4.92%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
chairman4.92%EN07/07/201607/07/2016
président3.28%FR11/16/201116/11/2011
Names Lang Count
Niels SmedegaardEN89.58%
Niels SmedegaardDA10.42%


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