The new chairman of the Danish Game becomes finance director and former tax minister Peter Christensen.
It writes the Danish Game in a press release.
It is the finance minister, Nicolai Wammen (S), who are behind the appointment of the new chairman of the board.
Peter Christensen takes over the presidency from Peter Gæmelke, who has been chairman of the Danish Game since 2011.
- I'm very proud of the confidence which the minister of finance has shown me, and I look forward to contributing to the Danish Game onward journey, says Peter Christensen in the press release.
- It is a great privilege to help to ensure the financial foundation of the entire Danish sports and recreational associations, as I personally have the brand value as both a child and a teenager.
Peter Christensen has since 2019 has been chief financial officer in Refshaleøens real estate company.
He was a former member of Parliament for the Left. From 2015 to 2016, he was minister of defence - and back in 2011, he held the post of has grown.
Danish Game highlights in the press release, that he was in the background both have extensive experience from the private sector as well as from the political system.
in Addition, Peter Christensen, knowledge of the gaming market, as he has since 2018 has been the chairman of the board for The Danish Lottery.
He will, after agreement with the owners of The Danish Lottery resign from the post in the second half of 2020.
Peter Christensen reports that as chairman of the Danish Game will be him 'very concerned' that the game should remain entertainment.
- Danish Games have an important samfundsrolle in continuing to ensure a balanced and responsible gambling market in Denmark, he says in the press release.
- We need to prevent compulsive gambling and to protect our young people, so the game doesn't take the power and end up in addiction, as well as ensure that the games are not misused for crime, such as money laundering.