American-Danish Business Council: Newsletter

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Greetings from the Ambassador

Dear Members of the American-Danish Business Council, At the end of 2020, I reflected on the year; how it had been an extraordinarily different and challenging time– and yet despite it all, how many great things we managed to achieve together. Exports to the US were on a rise, and I am hopeful that the …Continue reading »

Denmark receives the first F-35 Fighter Aircraft

On Wednesday, April 7th, Denmark and the US celebrated the roll out of the very first of 27 highly anticipated F-35 fighter aircrafts acquired by the Royal Danish Air Force. The first aircraft with the tale number L-001 was handed over at the Lockheed Martin production facility in Fort Worth, Texas. Indeed, a historic day …Continue reading »

New Co-Chair in the ADBC

After more than 15 years of devotedly serving the American-Danish Business Council, our Co-Chair of the ADBC, Steve Williams, has decided to step aside to give room for another to shape the direction and priorities of the ADBC. We would like to express our sincerest gratefulness for Steve’s tremendous work with the ADBC throughout the …Continue reading »

ADBC and AmCham Denmark host Executive Briefing with Ambassador Lone Wisborg

On Monday, March 8, the American-Danish Business Council, in partnership with AmCham Denmark, hosted a virtual executive briefing for their members. A key note was provided by H. E. Lone Wisborg, Ambassador of Denmark to the United States. The Ambassador provided unique insights and perspectives on the latest developments in the US as well as …Continue reading »

A Special Thanks to our Members

Founding and Sponsoring Members

Meabco logo LEGO logo Ramboll logo Vestas logo Terma logo King Spalding
Weibel logo Lockheed Martin logo General Dynamics logo Novo Nordisk logo Novozymes logo Systematic logo
Pratt & Whitney logo Ambu logo LEO logo Royal Embassy of Denmark logo Maersk logo ROCKWOOL logo
Ørsted logo          

Corporate Members

Multicut logo Lundbeck logo ALK logo Danfoss logo Guldmann logo
Kamstrup logo Haldor Topsoe logo NORDEN logo Raytheon logo    
view full list of members

ADBC Contacts


  • H.E. Lone Dencker Wisborg, Ambassador of Denmark to the United States


  • Douglas Morgante, Vice President - U.S. Government Affairs, Maersk Inc


  • Paul Espinosa, Public Affairs Manager , ROCKWOOL
  • Jeffrey Telep, Partner, King & Spalding
  • Louis Dupuis, Director - Europe, United Kingdom and Israel, Lockheed Martin International Government Affairs
  • Manan Shah, Vice President - Global Public Affairs, Leo Pharma
  • Gill Stevens, Director - Alliance Development, Novo Nordisk
  • Pamela Venzke, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Orsted
  • Kirsten Skala, Specialty Projects Manager, Novozymes

Executive Secretary:

  • Jacob Vind, Commercial Counselor, Embassy of Denmark

Deputy Secretary:

  • Mathias Nielsen, Commercial Advisor, Embassy of Denmark (


  • Benjamin Walker, Principal, Kearney


ADBC By-laws, last edited December 2020


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