Niels Smedegaard aims to repeat DFDS success at Norwegian

Former DFDS Chief Executive Niels Smedegaard wants to draw on the same tools at Norwegian that he successfully used at the ferry operator. Smedegaard was appointed chairman of the airline Tuesday.

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DFDS's former Chief Executive Niles Smedegaard wants to use his experience from the ferry operator in his new position as chair of airline Norwegian, he tells Norwegian business daily Dagens Næringsliv following his appointment at the annual general meeting Tuesday.

"My career in the US, Switzerland and Denmark have provided me with a toolbox that I successfully used at DFDS," Smedegaard tells the media.

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