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Carlsberg Group

Carlsberg Group
Company nameCarlsberg A/S
Company typePublicly traded Aktieselskab
HeadquartersCopenhagen, Denmark
Key peopleJørgen Buhl Rasmussen (President and CEO), Povl Krogsgaard-Larsen (Chairman)
ProductsBeers, soft drinks
RevenueDKK 60.05 billion (2010)
Operating incomeDKK 10.25 billion (2010)
Net incomeDKK 5.351 billion (2010)
Total assetsDKK 144.23 billion (end 2010)
Total equityDKK 69.63 billion (end 2010)
Employees41,400 (FTE, average 2010)

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The Carlsberg Group (c-eniconˈkɑrlzbərɡ; -dakʰɑ:ˀlsb̥æɐ̯ˀlang) is a Danish brewing company founded in 1847 by J. C. Jacobsen after the name of his son Carl. The headquarters are in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company's main brand is Carlsberg Beer, but it also brews Tuborg as well as local beers.

After merging with the brewery assets of Norwegian conglomerate Orkla ASA in January 2001, Carlsberg became the 5th largest brewery group in the world. In 2009 Carlsberg is the 4th largest brewery group in the world employing around 45,000 people.

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