600minutes Executive Finance

Leading Finance to the Future in a Volatile World

September 30 - October 08, 2021


About the Event

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to great uncertainty, but it has also given CFOs and Finance Executives the opportunity to demonstrate the critical strategic role that they can play in transforming the future of their company. With constant changes in supply and demand, disruption from competitors and technology, and new ways of working, agile leadership is more important than ever. Now is the time for Finance to create value and take an even more active role in the operations of the business.

Get a head start and empower yourself with in-depth expertise from our upcoming and 15th edition of 600Minutes Executive Finance. We will once again connect finance leaders and solution providers to discuss the latest trends, topics and developments within finance. Don't miss to expand your professional network and showcase your products to the top financial decision makers this October.


Frank Øland is Global Chief Strategist in Danske Bank. He has previously worked for Danmarks Nationalbank, the European Commission, ECB and the Danish Agriculture & Food Council. He is Cand.scient.oecon. from Aarhus University.

Frank Øland

Global Chief Strategist
Danske Bank A/S

Anders has 20 years of experience as CFO of large global companies across among others retail (Pandora), chemicals (Hempel) and medtech (GN Store Nord). His focus throughout the career has been tunarounds and transformations. Anders is Danish and has a Master of Science in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Anders was awarded CFO of the Year 2021 by PwC and Zeuthen.

Anders Boyer

Pandora A/S

Sisse Fjelsted Rasmussen is a strong passionate leader with excellent finance and communication skills and solid business acumen. She has 30 years of experience in finance, and her competencies include management and board experience from listed companies, value creation, change management, development of high performing teams, M&A-activities and investor relations. Sisse Fjelsted Rasmussen has been working for STARK Group as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since August 2018, where she recently participated in the sale of STARK Group to the private equity fund CVC Capital Partners in January 2021. Prior to this, she held the position as CFO of Scandinavian Tobacco Group (2008-2018), where she led the stock exchange listing of the company on Nasdaq Copenhagen in February 2016. Before that, she was CFO in Grey Global Group and audit partner in Arthur Andersen/Deloitte. She is a state authorized public accountant and holds a M.Sc. in Business Economics and Auditing from Copenhagen Business School. Sisse is a board member and chairman of the audit committee at CO-RO A/S, and she holds board positions at TV2 Danmark A/S and in the Tax Policy Committee in DI (Confederation of Danish Industry).

Sisse Fjelsted Rasmussen

Group CFO
Stark Group

Torben Dahl Nyholm

CFO & EVP Finance, IT & Legal
Arla Foods A.m.b.A

Peter Klovgaard-Jørgensen

Group CFO
H+H International A/S

Peter Svensson

Head of Financial & Business Control
Nordea Bank AB

Mette Ingeman Pedersen

CFO, Nordea Personal Banking
Nordea Bank AB

Kristian Bernt Knudsen, CFA

Independent Finance Consultant / Associate Professor - Corporate Finance
Alpha Fiducia Consulting

Henrik Dresbøll

WElearn A/S

Featured Sessions

Case presentation : A Crystal Ball Look Into the 2022 Global Economy & How It Will Affect Your Business
Let us take the temperature of the global economy in the wake of an extraordinary year, look at what is coming at us in 2022, and highlight key hurdles CFOs will need to overcome for better business navigation
Speaker: Frank Øland - Danske Bank A/S
Case presentation : CFO in the Eye of the Storm
Sharpen Your Strategic Focus in a Crisis that Shapes Our Future
CFOs play a critical part in steering their companies through troubled waters, and the COVID-19 crisis was no exception. The pandemic has forced companies to reinvent themselves, adopt new technologies and ways of working and adjust their strategies, products and services. In this strategy session dialogue, Anders Boyer, EVP & CFO of Pandora Group, will share lessons learned from the crisis, goals for the future, and dive into the strategic approach that has been the backbone of Pandora's journey through a dramatic 2020/2021.
Speaker: Anders Boyer - Pandora A/S
Panel discussion : CFO Agenda Goes Green
Driving Sustainability Strategy for Long Term Value Creation
The importance of sustainability risk to businesses is growing in the face of heightened expectations among shareholders, regulators, communities, and other stakeholders. The challenge for Finance? Focusing on both long term sustainable development while reaching short term financial deliverables and making sure that the trade off is in line with the objectives of the company and industry. This panel will focus on just that, and how CFOs can define and fulfil their role in an increasingly complex world.
Speakers: Sisse Fjelsted Rasmussen - Stark Group, Torben Dahl Nyholm - Arla Foods A.m.b.A, Peter Klovgaard-Jørgensen - H+H International A/S
Case presentation : Creating a Future-Proof Finance Department
Technologies & Talent for a Successful Digital Transformation
The pace of automation and disruptive tech is accelerating, and CFOs can either plan for change, or plan to retire. In this Tech Talk, we will dive into the technologies and talent that will bring the Finance function into the future, and discuss how these emerging technologies will transform Finance and talent development for good.
Speakers: Peter Svensson - Nordea Bank AB, Mette Ingeman Pedersen - Nordea Bank AB
Leadership presentation : Make Your Finance Team Embrace Change Against All Odds
Is it time to change the focus in change management? In this dynamic, pragmatic and thought provoking workshop, we will discover: - Why people are irrational and why we often fail when moving from intention to action - How we as leaders can use behavioral psychology and micro actions to succeed with our change projects
Speaker: Henrik Dresbøll - WElearn A/S
Event Themes

In Discussion

Get Ahead of the Next Disruption: Seize Opportunity & Build Resilience

CFO Agenda Goes Green: Driving Sustainability Strategy for Long-Term Value Creation

Become a Frontrunner on Your Company's Digital Maturity Journey

Growth & Leadership: Steer Your Finance Team Into 2022 & Beyond

Event Partners

Solution Providers

Spotlight Videos


Workday Sweden AB
Workiva EMEA


The CFO and CIO Partnership is key: Automation isn't a finance task purely
Digital Finance Transformation - the applicability of Automation and Robotics
Will the CFO’s role evolve from strategist to captain?
Navigating the rule book of compliance - Supporting Compliance with Automation
Scenario planning for crisis times - embracing the opportunities that arise


Karina Sundbæk
Haldor Topsøe A/S
Yannick Van Looy
Rydoo SA
Morten Mosegaard Christensen
Mærsk Tankers A/S
Meridith Elliot Powell