DENMARK: Martin Rossen, a special advisor to Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen, is to join Danfoss on November 1 as senior vice president, group communication and reputation.
With an MSc in political science, Rossen became special advisor to Mette Frederiksen, then Danish minister for employment, in 2011, progressing through the justice department to become chief of staff to the Social Democrats in 2015. In 2019, he became chief of staff at the Danish Prime Minister’s Office and special advisor to the Danish Prime Minister.
Prior to his political career, his employment included three years as head of communications at Microsoft Denmark.
In his new role, he will be responsible for Danfoss’ global public affairs and communication strategies reporting to CEO Kim Fausing.
Looking forward to his new role, Rossen admitted to a family connection to the Danish manufacturer. “It has always been a dream for me to become part of Danfoss. I grew up on Als, where Danfoss headquarters are located, and my mother was employed with the company for 27 years,” he revealed.