International executives often share common interests, traits, and challenges. The International Leadership Forum provides a network for like-minded international executives to share best practice in leading in Denmark. 

The network for international leaders in and around Aarhus

Aarhus and Central Jutland is becoming more and more international and companies attract a growing foreign / expat senior leaders and executives to the area. The International Leadership Forum provides a network for those senior international leaders and executives to share experience, inspiration and learn from each other in the challenges and opportunities leading in Denmark.


The network meets quarterly at events (kick-off November 2018). All events will offer inspiring presentations and networking.

The events are by invitation only and free of charge. Moreover, the events will be held at various locations in Aarhus or close to Aarhus.

The forum will be conducted exclusively in English and is open to all internationals and internationally minded senior leaders and executives in the Aarhus region/Central Jutland.

Steering Group

A dedicated group of people make out the steering group. The members of the steering group will provide guidance and direct the course of the network through quarterly meetings.
Members of the steering group:

  • Ken Cordes (USA), Managing Director at Emerson Climate Technologies (chairman)
  • Arnold Boon (The Netherlands), Universitetsdirektør at Aarhus University
  • Brian Woodward (USA), partner Støvring & Woodward Communications
  • Tanya Hené (The Netherlands), Vice president Operations at Arla Foods Ingredients

Purpose and organizers

Erhverv Aarhus recognize the opportunity that international expats bring to the area – and have with support from the City of Aarhus created the International Leadership Forum where likeminded senior international leaders and executives can share individual and mutual experiences and enhance their network.

The purpose is also to create a platform, where the members can be inspired by interesting speakers and establish a deeper connection to the Danish business, cultural and political landscape.

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