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Post Danmark

Company namePost Danmark A/S
Company typeGovernment-linked company
Founder(s)Christian IV of Denmark
HeadquartersCopenhagen, Denmark
Key peopleKnud Børge Pedersen (CEO)
Lars G. Nordström (Chairman)
Revenue11.809 billion DKK (2007)
Net income713 million DKK (2007)

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Post Danmark A/S is the company responsible for the Danish postal service. Established in 1995 following political liberalization efforts, it has taken over the mail delivery duties of the governmental department Postvæsenet (established in 1624); it was turned into a public limited company in 2002. In 2005, 22% of the company shares were sold to CVC Capital Partners, 3% of the company shares were partly sold to employees at a discount, partly kept in reserve for a management incentives program.

As of 2007, Post Danmark employs about 21,000 people, and delivers approximately a billion letters and 37 million parcels every year on a day to day basis. Post Danmark has a wide variety of services, such an express deliveries (ensured delivery by no later than 9am the following morning), courier services, facility services, 10 o'clock service (ensured delivery no later than 10am every day), Electronic mailbox (mail getting scanned electronically and sent to you by email instead of regular post).

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