Bianco Footwear switches Board of Directors

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After Bestseller’s entry – the Board of shoe chain Bianco is replaced.

Bestseller’s CFO Lise Kaae becomes the new Chairman.

On January 22, Bestseller owner Anders Holch Povlsen announced he had bought a majority stake in Bianco Footwear.

On 2 February, the Board of Bianco Footwear was replaced as board members Thomas Ryge Mikkelsen, Ib Nørholm, Detlev Friedhelm Meyer and Chairman Michael Zøhner-Pedersen resigned from their posts.

The Bestseller-CFO since 2008, Lise Kaae, take the Chairman chair and is joined by the founder and director of Bianco Footwear, Rene Piper Laursen. The only remaining member of the board is Thomas Robert Fischer, shrinking the board from five to three members.

Rene Piper Lauersen continue as CEO and Mikael Rubenius as CFO in Bianco.

The owners of Bianco Footwear consists of Anders Holch Povlsen, Rene Piper Laursen and Detlev Friedhelm Meyer.