Maria Hjorth has a 20-year career of consulting and financial sector experience, covering business development, M&A, investor relations and operational optimization. Maria Hjorth is currently CEO of Mercer in Denmark but is joining VP Securities as Deputy CEO as of February 1st, 2019.
Before joining Mercer Maria Hjorth served eight years at Danske Bank where she held a number of positions including Head of International Corporate Banking and Head of Business Banking Business Development in Denmark. Maria Hjorth has also worked for the Scandinavian Investment Bank, Carnegie, primarily on mergers and acquisitions.
Maria Hjorth holds a MSc and BSc in Economics from University of Copenhagen and a MSc in Business Psychology from University of Westminster in London. Maria Hjorth has also studied Business Analyses and Valuation at London School of Economics and Investment Management and Corporate Finance at London Business School.
Maria Hjorth is classified as an independent board member.