Allan Christiansen (54) has been appointed new division director of Lantmännen Unibake Denmark as of 17 September 2012.
Prior to his appointment in Lantmännen Unibake Allan Christiansen worked at Danish telecommunications company TDC where he was Vice President in TDC Wholesale and CEO of TDC sister company Telmore for 7 years until the beginning of 2011.
Allan Christiansen also has thorough knowledge of the food industry from his years in ARLA Foods where he, among other functions, worked as Sales Director in ARLA Europe and General Manager in ARLA Foods Saudi Arabia.
- I am very excited about starting my new career at Lantmännen Unibake Denmark. It will be a great and exciting challenge to be at the helm of Denmark’s largest bread producer and work with some of the strongest brands in the market. I am also looking very much forward to returning to the food industry and the fight for shelve space and winning over consumers, says Allan Christiansen.
According to CEO Jan Henriksen we have found the right man in Allan Christiansen.
- Allan brings with him huge experience from a long and impressive career and we are very pleased that we have been able to bring such a strong profile to our company. We have been through an intense search for the right candidate and with the appointment of Allan I am confident that we have found the right man to expand our strong market position in the Danish market and to continue the integration of our two Danish companies Unibake Denmark and Schulstad, says Jan Henriksen.