Welltec CEO: How can you not be proud?

The man behind the crisis-breaker Welltec, a company that has achieved impressive growth rates over the past five years, cannot help but be proud of the business that has evolved from a sketch he made for an exam project in the 1980s, he tells ShippingWatch.

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“How can you not be proud to see your child doing well? Anything else would be ungrateful,” says Jørgen Hallundbæk, smiling.

On March 1st 2014, the taciturn CEO and founder of Welltec will celebrate the 20th birthday of the company he has spent his entire adult life establishing. An idea that was born during an exam project at the Technical University of Denmark has turned into a million dollar enterprise for the founder Jørgen Hallundbæk, and a workplace for the company’s almost 1,000 employees.

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