Anne-Mette Elkjær Andersen Honored as One of Denmark’s Most Influential Women
NEW YORK (December 10, 2019) – Holland & Knight Partner Anne-Mette Elkjær Andersen has been named one of the 100 most influential women in Denmark by Berlingske Tidende, a leading Danish newspaper.
This year's honorees include CEOs, board members, top government officials, lobbyists, women in finance, politicians, business leaders, entrepreneurs and top business leaders abroad, the category in which Ms. Andersen is ranked. Among those on the list are Mette Frederiksen, the prime minister of Denmark; Nana Bule, CEO of Microsoft Denmark; Margrethe Vestager, the EU commissioner for competition; Marianne Wiinholt, CFO of Orsted; Marika Frederiksson, CFO of Vestas; and Britt Meelby Jensen, CEO of Atos Medical.
Ms. Andersen is a native of Denmark. She received a J.D. degree from Aarhus University in Denmark, an LL.M. degree (with merit) from King's College, University of London, and an LL.M. degree (James Kent Scholar for outstanding academic achievement) from Columbia Law School. At Holland & Knight, she regularly assists U.S., Danish, Scandinavian and other international companies in transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset sales, and joint ventures. She also helps them establish their businesses in the U.S. For several years, she practiced at Reumert & Partners (now Kromann Reumert), one of Denmark's leading law firms, representing U.S., Canadian and Danish corporations.
Ms. Andersen is a former president and chair of the Danish American Chamber of Commerce.
Read Ms. Andersen's Berlingske Tidende profile here.