RANDERS, Denmark – Erik Bredholt, a hog producer, was appointed by Danish Crown’s board of directors to serve as the company’s chairman of the board. Bredholt has been on the board of directors for 10 years; for the past five years, he has served as deputy chairman.

“I am both proud and pleased to have the support of the board,” Bredholt said. “At the same time, I am in no doubt that it is an important post to be taking over, and one which carries immense responsibilities.”

Hog producer Asger Krogsgaard, was appointed as the company’s new deputy chairman. Krogsgaard is currently chairman of the company board of the Danish Agriculture and Food Council and has been a member of Danish Crown’s board since 2003.