SAS Ground Services
SAS Ground Services

New President of SAS Ground Services Denmark

Hans-Henrik Hedegaard, 61, has been appointed President of SAS Ground Services Denmark A/S. He will assume his new position on August 13.

Hedegaard has extensive experience of managing large operations and for a long period of time has held a number of senior positions in the IT industry, primarily in northern Europe

Most recently, Hans-Henrik Hedegaard was responsible for strategic projects in CSC Nordic. Between 1996 and 2004, he was President and CEO of Scandinavian IT Group A/S and Vice President of the SAS Group. He previously held senior international positions at such companies as Unisys, Digital Equipment and Control Data.

Hans-Henrik Hedegaard is currently a member of the Board of SAS Cargo Group A/S.

“I look forward to joining a company that is so central to airline passengers’ opinions of their travel experience, and I look forward to learning something new and at the same time contributing to creating development that benefits all interested parties,” says Hans-Henrik Hedegaard.
“It is gratifying that we have found a person with excellent managerial experience and knowledge of SAS,” says Hans-Otto Halvorsen, President of SAS Ground Services AB. “I am convinced that Hans-Henrik will make a positive contribution to the further development of our Danish company and be involved in solving SGS' challenges.”

Hans-Henrik Hedegaard lives in Roskilde together with his wife and their two children aged 15 and 20. He is interested in yachting, skiing and history.

For further information, please contact:
Hans-Henrik Hedegaard
Tel: +45 2923 4003, E-mail:

Hans-Otto Halvorsen, President, SAS Ground Services AB
Tel: +46 70 997 1664, E-mail:

SAS Ground Services, SGS, is a full-service provider of airline ground handling and airport related services and a wholly owned subsidiary of the SAS Group. SGS is the largest ground handling company in Scandinavia and is also present at many locations around the world, totally at 160 airports in 43 countries. SGS has an annual turnover of SEK 5,900 million and about 8,100 employees.
SGS Denmark provides ground services at 3 Danish airports and has a turnover of DKK 1,100 million, some 50 airlines as customers, and about 2,100 employees.
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