Torben has since 2001 been self-employed, starting in consulting and thereafter within Interim Management and Executive Recruitment. Besides being responsible for the management of Nextt Managements interim managers and business partners, and the recruitment of new board of directors, Torben is also the primary contact in regards to Interim Management assignments, both in Denmark and internationally. Torben has additional competencies within the field of leadership management, strategy and board work and has worked as an interim CEO himself. Torben has a cand.merc, and has previously been employed at IBM, Telenor (previously Sonofon), Jyllands-Posten and Partner at Pluss Leadership.
Christian Hvashøj Schaarup
Christian has a solid practical and strategic business understanding both from Danish and international startups. He is able to draw on knowledge from a wide selection of roles; investor, board member, self-employed, manager and business developer. Christian has a well-developed ability to understand business challenges, and through his strategic mindset, is able to develop and implement solid solutions, that create significant growth. He later worked as a business developer and investor at Scandinavia’s leading seed accelerator firm Accelerace.Christian has previously worked as an interim manager, had his own consulting business and had positions at both Arla Foods and DONG Energy. Christian has a degree in Organization and Leadership and continuously supplements himself with MBA courses, certificates within HR, strategy and boardwork.
Rasmus has a background of working with management for 25 years, in both the public as well as the private sector. He has worked in several industries and has held various positions that range from international sales director to CEO. He has strong competences within strategic, organizational and business development, as well as implementation and execution. Rasmus has strong communication and marketing skills, and he has experience with hedging market potential and market development, both nationally and internationally.In addition, he has 25 years of experience with professional board work in a wide range of companies and organizations. Rasmus has an cand.agro. supplemented with training in marketing, lean management and board work.
Kresten has many years of managerial experience from the financial sector. Not only has he held positions as regional director and project manager, but he has great experience within the field of HR. Before coming on board Nextt Management, Kresten was the CEO of a Fintech start-up. He adds experience within management, HR, business development, start up, seed investing, strategic development and has a deep underlying understanding of the challenges businesses face, and is thereby able to contribute finding the best solution. Kresten has previously been running his own consulting firm. He has a graduate diploma in organization and leadership from Aarhus University, as well as an MBA from Copenhagen Business School.
Jan has a background as a chartered accountant and has more than 25 years’ experience from CFO & treasurer positions, ranging from SME companies to finance functions that are part of larger groups. In addition, Jan has more than 8 years of experience in recruiting professional executives to SME companies. Additionally, he has extensive experience in recruiting all types of employees to finance functions, as well as experience in board work. Jan possesses strong communication skills, and a deep commercial and strategic understanding. With his strong background in the recruiting business and finance, Jan possesses the ability to analyze the specific needs and skill requirements. Jan has experience in running his own consulting business, and has previously been employed at KPMG, Labflex A/S, Maibom Sko A/S, Waterproofing Nordisk A/S and Phoenix Tag. Jan holds a BSc and MSc and has regularly supplemented his education with training including a mini MBA and executive board education with a focus on the SME segment at Aarhus university.