Talent 100 Conference 2018

Join us, when Berlingske and CBS celebrates 100 new talents at a large event with speakers, music, and networking. Meet alumnus, keynote speaker and CEO of Pandora Anders Colding Friis and Christina Krzyrosiak Hansen, 25-years-old and the youngest mayor in Denmark.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 16:30 to 19:00

Talent 100-konference

Celebrating this year’s new talents

Every year, Berlingske Business highlights young talents. It happens in the special edition magazine ”Talent 100,” where the business world’s upcoming profiles are presented through a series of portraits.

Yet again, CBS will the Talent 100 Conference and celebrate the upcoming talents at a large event with speakers, music, and networking. For this event, you can meet the new talents of 2018 and learn how previous talents have managed. You can also get an insight into Pandora's view on how to work with talents. What competencies does the company demand, and what is the CEOs perspective on how it will look like in the future? You will also gain insight into what drives Christina Krzyrosiak Hansen and why she chose the political career path. Learn how Berlingske finds the 100 talents.

The "Talent 100" special edition of Berlingske will be published the day following the event, 20 April 2018.


16:00 Arrival and refreshments

16:30 Welcome by Director of CBS Business Louise Seest

16:40 "De særligt udvalgte" by Community Editor at Berlingske Pia Fuglsang Bach

16:50 "Det særlige ansvar" by keynote speaker and CEO of Pandora Anders Colding Friis

17:20 "Det særlige prædikat" by a former talents of 2017, CBS alumnus Henrik Funder and Emilie Juel-Helwig. Henrik Funder is Category Business Lead at Unilever and Chairman of Djøf Privat. Emilie is Head of Corporate Sustainability at PensionDanmark

17:40 "Det særlige kald" by Christina Krzyrosiak Hansen, the youngest mayor in Denmark, Holbæk muncipality

18:00 Networking, tapas and music

19:00 Thank you for now and the event ends

The moderator of today's programme is Business Editor at Berlingske Peter Suppli Benson.

About the speakers

Louise Seest has been Director of CBS Business since 2016. CBS Business focuses on CBS’ 90,000 alumni, as well as, building partnerships with companies and organizations, among others. Louise Seest is former Head of Internal Communications at Danske Bank and Head of Communications at Bech-Bruun. She holds a degree in law (cand.jur.) from University of Copenhagen including an additional education in journalism.

Anders Colding Friis has been CEO of Pandora since 2015. He holds a background as Chief Executive Officer and President of Scandinavian Tobacco Group, Group Chief Executive of Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni, CEO of House of Prince as well as President of Schulstad Gruppe. Anders Colding Friis is a member of the Confederation of Danish Industry's (DI) Executive Committee and holds a a master’s degree in business administration from CBS.

Christina Krzyrosiak Hansen is 25-years-old and made it to the top of the Municipality of Holbæk in record-breaking time, and this is just the beginning according to political commentators. Christina Krzyrosiak Hansen has been a member of the municipal council since 2013, and she was in 2017 elected as Denmark’s youngest mayor in history. She holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from University of Copenhagen.


Registration to the event is by invitation only, and on a first come, first served basis. Please contact the CBS Alumni office at alumni@cbs.dk
Registration deadline: Thursday 12 April 2018

Practical information

When: Thursday, 27 April 16.30-19.00
Where: CBS, Ovnhallen (Kiln Hall), Porcelænshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg. See map of campus
Parking: Free. Participants of Talent 100 Conference will receive an email with relevant information about parking prior to the event.
Price: 725 DKK (tax included). No attendance fee for alumni from CBS and former talents nominated by Berlingske.
Language: The event is held in Danish
Questions? Contact the CBS Alumni office at alumni@cbs.dk

Read about last year's talents, where one in three young top talent was a CBS alum

The page was last edited by: Alumni // 03/19/2018