MORTEN VON HAFENBRÄDL

Born

Education

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Profile:

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1960-09-24

Degree in Economics (BI)

English, Swedish and Danish.
Some German, French and Spanish

Entrepreneur, Brand builder, Board member, Executive Program- and/or Project Manager, M&A

Connecting IT and Business, Change Programs/Projects, Optimizing Programs/Projects
Executive Advisor to Management

Professional Experience

2018 – present

BankInvest A/S, Copenhagen

Executive Consultant and Program Manager
Responsible for proposing and implementing the new overall Master Plan for BankInvest hereunder
– Investment- and Risk Platform,
– Datawarehouse Platform,
– Fund Accounting Platform,
– Client Service Platform,
– Business Admin Platform and
– Market Making Platform, including re-engineering of systems, integrations and processes.

Executive Consultant and Project Manager
Took over as Project Manager implementing BlackRock Aladdin to support their Investment and Risk solutions – integrating with the existing overall value chain. The project was originally delayed and with the wrong focus.  We delivered on time and budget.

Launching Exclusive distribution of High-End product lines in Norway

Established an exclusive distribution network for High-End product lines in Norway including selecting professional dealers, B2B and setting up the net shop www.koffertkompaniet.no. Brands included were RIMOWA, CALVIN KLEIN, DKNY, RONCATO, VAUDE and NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

All activities organised in MVH House of Brands AS (now merged with MVH Consulting AS)

BoD Experience

1991 – present:
Chairman of the board and owner of MVH Holding AS and its subsidiaries

2007 – 2008:
Chairman of the board of Market Development Partner AS

2001 – 2003:
Chairman of the board of Brygga Fjordkro AS

2000 – 2005:
Member of the board of Storebrand Luxemburg S.A

2000 – 2005:
Member of the board of Norwegian Mutual Funds Association

1994 – 1999:
Member of the board of EmProf AS

1991 – 2006:
Member of the board of Financial Marketing Services AS

1992 – 1996:
Member of the board of IE-Partner AS

2010 – 2019

Launching Exclusive distribution of High-End product lines in Norway

Established an exclusive distribution network for High-End product lines in Norway including selecting professional dealers, B2B and setting up the net shop www.koffertkompaniet.no. Brands included were RIMOWA, CALVIN KLEIN, DKNY, RONCATO, VAUDE and NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

All activities organized in MVH House of Brands AS (now merged with MVH Consulting AS)

MVH House of Brands AS established to organise R&D and distribution rights

Within the Holding Company, it was decided to establish a Product Line-of-Business in addition to the Consultancy Line-of-Business.  The company is responsible for R&D activities, evaluating new brands and implementing them into the market segments decided within the Nordic region.

Entrepreneurship
– Starting the business

  • Brand building & retaining
  • High-end Brand products distribution in Scandinavia
    – eCommerce
    – dropshipping
    – department stores
    – shop-in-shops
  • Consultancy business
    – own consulting
    – Norwegian office build up
    – 3. party consultants
  • Software business
  • Entrepeneur mentoring
  • Writer and Publicist

2007 – 2018

Danske Wealth Management (division of Den Danske Bank), Copenhagen

Executive Consultant and Project Manager
Re-engineering the Performance Calculation solution.

Executive Consultant and Project Manager
Optimising and implementing a new and consistent Investment Structure in the whole value chain.

Executive Consultant and Project Manager
Re-engineering the Value Chain for Funds- and Discretionary Clients including selecting and implementing a new Communication and Reporting solution and DataWareHouse, hereunder STP in all processes.

Executive Consultant and Project Manager
Launching new derivatives instruments to the organisation as well as setting up optimised processes and control procedures, hereunder implementing an EMIR compliant solution.

Executive Consultant and Project Manager
Migrating the fund company Danske Invest into Danske Capital, Denmark.

Executive Consultant and Project Manager
Optimising the operations of the Fund- and Asset Management in Danske Capital, Finland.

Strategy Consultant for developing and implementing the Global Operational Strategy for Danske Capital, Denmark.

Executive Consultant and Project Manager
Responsible for migrating Mandatum Asset Management and Sampo Fund Management into Danske Capital, Denmark.

Publications

  • 3 books
    Motorcycle tourism in Norway

  • Reiseliv.blog
    (Travelling life)

  • SmartHouse.blog

2001 – 2005

Storebrand Kapitalforvaltning AS, Oslo
Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Technical Officer (CTO)

2000 – 2005

Storebrand Fondene AS, Oslo
Headhunted as Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

1998 – 2000

Storebrand Fondene AS, Oslo
Management-for-hire Consultant
IT Manager for Funds and Units Linked business with focus on Strategy and Development.

1998

Provida ASA, Oslo (later acquired by TietoEnator)
Management Consultant
Marketing survey for system solutions for fund management in Central Europe

1996 – 1997

Gjensidige, Oslo
Management Consultant and Project Manager
Establish new line of business – Unit Linked Business, including Market Strategy and Marketing, Product Development, System Development and establishing the company structure.

1994 – 1999

EmProf Invest AS
Management for hire and CEO
Development and implementation of the company’s IT solution for Norwegian Real Estate brokers.

Responsible for the M&A activity with the objective to sell the company.  Sold with success to Midas Data AS.

The system is currently the market leader in Norway.

1994 – 1996

Forsäkringsbolaget SPP Ömsesidigt, Stockholm (now Alecta)
Management Consultant
Implementation of new business strategy

SPP Liv AB, Stockholm (later acquired by Handelsbanken and Storebrand)
Strategy Consultant
Development and implementation of the company’s IT strategy.

Management Consultant and Project Manager
Establish new line of business – Unit Linked Business, including Market Strategy and Marketing, Product Development, System Development and establishing the company structure.

Management for hire Consultant – Head of IT
Development and implementation of IT-strategy

1992 – 1994

Norsk Informasjonsteknologi AS, Oslo (later acquired by IBM)
Headhunted as Senior Vice President – Head of Software development – Distributed platforms

Also responsible for part-delivery of software to the Olympic Games of Lillehammer in 1994

In the period between 1982 to 1992 I spent the first 10 years working on with different Nordic companies on Retail Banking Systems and Solutions including DBA, Programmer, Analyst, Test Manager and Project Manager – a wide range of experiences gathered during that period.

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