Board of Directors
  • Peter A Ruzicka
    Peter A. Ruzicka
    Chair
    Peter A Ruzicka
    Peter A. Ruzicka
    Chair
    Peter A. Ruzicka was born in 1964 and holds a Norwegian citizenship.

    Peter A. Ruzicka has been a member of the Board since December 2019. Peter A. Ruzicka is regarded as an independent board member. 

    The special skills possessed by Peter A. Ruzicka that are important for the performance of his duties as a member of the Board of Pandora A/S are his vast operational experience with strategy execution and transformation as well as retail and brand optimisation on executive level. Furthermore, he contributes with experience from other board positions and with insight in capital markets. 

    Peter A. Ruzicka holds a Bachelor of Business Administration as well as an MBA from Oslo Business School.

    Peter A. Ruzicka has profound experience with top-level management and has for the past 5 years and until recently held the position as President and CEO of Orkla ASA. He is a member of the board in Jotun A/S.

  • Christian Frigast
    Deputy Chairman
    Christian Frigast
    Deputy Chairman
    Christian Frigast was born in 1951 and holds a Danish citizenship.

    Christian Frigast has been a member of the Board since August 2010 and is also deputy chair of the Board, chair of the Nomination Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee. Christian Frigast is regarded as an independent board member.  

    The special skills possessed by Christian Frigast that are important for the performance of his duties as a member of the Board of Pandora A/S are his experience in general management and active involvement in a number of retail and other companies which has given him great insight in capital markets, consumer sales and retail execution. 

    Christian Frigast holds an MSc in Economics from Copenhagen University and is an adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School. He has been Managing Partner at Axcel Management A/S since the founding of the company in 1994 until October 2016, and continues as Executive Chairman at Axcel Management A/S. 

    Christian Frigast is chairman of the Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (DVCA), EKF Danmarks Eksportkredit (Denmark’s Export Credit Agency) and Danmarks Skibskredit Holding A/S and a member of the board to its subsidiary. Christian Frigast is vice chairman of PostNord, and Axcel Advisory Board and a board member in Frigast A/S, and Nissens.

  • Andrea Alvey
    Board member
    Andrea Alvey
    Board member
    Andrea Dawn Alvey was born in 1967 and holds a US citizenship.

    Andrea Dawn Alvey has been a member of the Board since August 2010 and is also member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. Andrea Dawn Alvey is regarded as an independent board member.  

    The special skills possessed by Andrea Dawn Alvey that are important for the performance of her duties as a member of the Board of Pandora A/S are her experience and insight in global supply chains, digital and e-commerce, IT operations and financial insight.

    Andrea Dawn Alvey holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics/Statistics from Southern Connecticut State University. Currently, Andrea Dawn Alvey is President of Kitabco Investments, Inc.

  • Birgitta Stymne Göransson
    Board member
    Birgitta Stymne Göransson
    Board member
    Birgitta Stymne Göransson was born in 1957 and holds a Swedish citizenship.

    Birgitta Stymne Göransson has been a member of the Board since March 2016 and is also chair of the Audit Committee. Birgitta Stymne Göransson is regarded as an independent board member.

    The special skills possessed by Birgitta Stymne Göransson that are important for the performance of her duties as a member of the Board of Pandora A/S are her experiences from consumer goods and retail execution, IT, digital, financial insight and capital markets.

    Birgitta Stymne Göransson holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. Birgitta Stymne Göransson currently works as Senior Industrial Advisor. She is chairman of the board in MAG Interactive, and is member of the board of directors of Elekta AB, Midsona AB, Enea AB and Sportamore AB and LEO Pharma.

  • Isabelle Parize
    Board member
    Isabelle Parize
    Board member
    Isabelle Parize was born in 1957 and holds a French citizenship.

    Isabelle Parize has been a member of the Board since March 2019 and is also member of the Audit Committee. Isabelle Parize is regarded as an independent board member.

    The special skills possessed by Isabelle Parize that are important for the performance of her duties as a member of the Board of Pandora A/S are her operational experience in international retail and brand execution via omni-channel and digitally. In addition, she brings extensive experience from her board positions in several listed and privately held international companies. 

    Isabelle Parize is a graduate from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris. Currently, she works as CEO of DELSEY Paris. She is furthermore member of the Board of Directors of Robertet S.A. and Air France-KLM S.A.

  • Per Bank
    Board member
    Per Bank
    Board member
    Per Bank was born in 1967 and holds a Danish citizenship.

    Per Bank has been a member of the Board since March 2014 and is also member of the Nomination Committee. Per Bank is regarded as an independent board member.

    The special skills possessed by Per Bank that are important for the performance of his duties as a member of the Board of Pandora A/S are his experience within general management, digital and e-commerce, manufacturing and retail execution.

    Per Bank graduated as an industrial engineer from the University of Southern Denmark.  Currently, Per Bank is the managing director of Salling Group A/S. Furthermore, Per Bank is currently chairman of the boards of directors of F. Salling A/S and Købmand Ferdinand Sallings Mindefond as well as a member of the board of directors of Nationalbanken (Central Bank of Denmark).

  • Ronica Wang
    Board member
    Ronica Wang
    Board member
    Ronica Wang was born in 1962 and holds a Hong Kong citizenship.

    Ronica Wang has been a member of the Board since March 2012 and is also member of the Remuneration Committee. Ronica Wang is regarded as an independent board member.

    The special skills possessed by Ronica Wang that are important for the performance of her duties as a member of the Board of Pandora A/S include her international experience within fashion/jewellery, digital and e-commerce, retail strategy, marketing and sales as well as global and cross platform branding.

    Ronica Wang holds an MBA from The Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor Degree in Applied Science and Engineering (Industrial Engineering) from the University of Toronto. She has also studied multinational management at The London Business School. Currently, Ronica Wang is global managing director of The InnoGrowth Group, Ltd., which she co-founded in 2007. She is member of the board of directors of GN Store Nord A/S and Hotelbeds Group.

  • John Peace
    Board member
    John Peace
    Board member
    John Peace was born in 1949 and holds a British citizenship.

    John Peace has been a member of the Board since March 2019 and is also member of the Nomination Committee. John Peace is regarded as an independent board member.  

    The special skills possessed by John Peace that are important for the performance of his duties as a member of the Board of Directors of Pandora A/S are his profound experience from over 35 years in the international retail industry on executive level and his board and capital markets experience from Burberry Group Plc. and Standard Chartered Plc. He holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Nottingham and is furthermore the chairman of the board of directors in Octo Telematics Ltd.