On 1 November 2004, Per Junker Thiesgaard assumed the position as Program Director for the CBS Executive MBA Program. The CBS Executive MBA Program is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary, and it is a highly succesfull program that Per Junker Thiesgaard can take over from Anne Mette Dissing-Immerkær, who was recently appointed director of CBS Executive. CBS Executive comprises the various executive programs run by CBS.
Per Junker Thiesgaard is 40 years old and has studied computer science and cognitive sciences and psychology at the University of Copenhagen. He also graduated from the CBS Executive MBA Program, and is active as a reserve officer in the Danish Emergency Management Agency. He was the managing director of Bruhn NewTech A/S, a software company in the Danish Defense Industry, for several years and also worked as director of the American and English subsidiaries. In the past four years he worked as an independent management consultant based first in London then Copenhagen. Per Junker Thiesgaard has been active in the CBS MBA Alumni Society as vice-chairman and mentored CBS Executive MBA participants.
”We are pleased to be able to introduce a new program director who knows the CBS Executive MBA from the inside, has extensive international experience and comprehensive practical experience with communication, marketing and sales. And we have high expectations to Per Junker Thiesgaard’s leadership talent and creative powers – among them the ability to think out-of-the-box and efficiently implement the ideas” says Anne Mette Dissing-Immerkær, the director of CBS Executive.
The CBS Executive MBA Program is one of several executive master programs offered by CBS. Common for the CBS Executive Master programs is a high academic level combined with deep insight and practical experience from business life. All CBS Executive Master programs utilize highly esteemed international and Danish faculty.