American-Danish Business Council: Newsletter

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Greetings from the Ambassador

Dear Members of the American-Danish Business Council, As of April 1, 2019, I can officially announce that I have assumed the position of Ambassador of Denmark to the United States. With this honor it is my privilege and pleasure to be selected as Chairman of American-Danish Business Council. In this new role, I wish to …Continue reading »

News from ADBC

American-Danish Young Professionals puts spotlight on Scandinavian Innovation and Design

On April 30, the American-Danish Young Professionals hosted a Young Professionals event with focus on Scandinavian Innovation and Design. The venue was the offices of Axis Communications in Arlington and it was organized in collaboration with the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce and the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce. At the event, Andrew Dunn, President for Mobile …Continue reading »

Farewell/Welcome reception for departing/arriving Ambassadors

On Thursday, April 4Th, the Danish Embassy and the American-Danish Business Council hosted a beautiful spring reception at the residence to say goodbye to departing Ambassador, H.E. Lars G. Lose as well as his wife Mrs. Roenberg, whilst inviting our new Ambassador, H.E. Lone Dencker Wisborg, officially welcome to the US and Washington DC. With …Continue reading »

Trade Policy event with ADYP at the Royal Norwegian Embassy

The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Mid-Atlantic Chapter (NACC-MA), The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce DC, and the American-Danish Business Council (ADBC) hosted an afternoon visit to the Royal Norwegian Embassy on March 7. The event centred on trade policy, and the Minister Counselor of Economic Affairs, Ms. Kristin Hansen and Counselor for Trade and Industrial Affairs, …Continue reading »

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Founding and Sponsoring Members

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Pratt & Whitney logo Bavarian Nordic logo LEO logo Royal Embassy of Denmark logo Maersk logo Arla Foods logo
ROCKWOOL logo Ramboll logo Ørsted logo HESS logo Vestas logo General Dynamics logo

Corporate Members

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Individual/Start-up Members

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ADBC Contacts


  • Henrik Bramsen Hahn, Acting Ambassador of Denmark to the United States


  • Steve Williams, President & CEO, Terma North America Inc.


  • Leslie McLaren, Manager of Government Affairs & Corporate Communications in North America, ROCKWOOL
  • Lauren Semeniuk, Director - Federal Government Affairs, Novo Nordisk
  • Jeffrey Telep, Partner, King & Spalding
  • Yola Habif Johnston, Director, Europe, Israel & the Americas, Lockheed Martin International Government Affairs
  • Jay Bonitt, Vice President - U.S. Government Affairs, Maersk Inc.
  • Kirsten Skala, External Engagement Specialist, Novozymes
  • Thomas Færch Brostrøm, General Manager, Ørsted North America
  • Caroline Cooper, Regional Director, Europe, Raytheon International Inc.

Executive Secretary:

  • Jess Møller Knudsen, Commercial Counselor at Embassy of Denmark (

Deputy Executive Secretary:

  • Mathias Nielsen, Commercial Advisor at Embassy of Denmark (


  • Benjamin Walker, Associate, AT Kearney


ADBC By-laws, last edited December 2016


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