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Jan F. Steenhard Leaves Falck Healthcare

News   •   Mar 16, 2018 13:00 UTC

Executive Vice President Jan F. Steenhard is a founder of Falck Healthcare and was its first CEO. Since 2001, he has grown the revenue from DKK 35 million to DKK 2.8 bn. adding new services and bolt-on acquisitions to the business. Today, Falck Healthcare is a Nordic market leader in the growing employee healthcare market delivering more 1,000,000 muscular treatments and 200,000 hours of psychological advice annually.

Jan F. Steenhard says:

- It has been an exciting journey and a true pleasure working with highly skilled and engaged people. Our mission was to grow Falck Healthcare into a leading position, and we succeeded. We have now embarked on a journey which will focus on optimising our business in order to sustain and develop this leadership. We have a great leadership team in place and I therefore have peace of mind about handing over the torch to Falck Healthcare’s new leadership team.

Group CEO and president Jakob Riis says:

- I want to thank Jan F. Steenhard for his great contribution to Falck. He has pioneered the healthcare market and hands over a business with a significant footprint in the Nordics. Jan F. Steenhard has lived our values and achieved the goals that were set. Now we focus our efforts on strengthening the core business, and sharpening our competitive profile. I have enjoyed working with Jan F. Steenhard and fully respect his desire to pursue opportunities outside of Falck.

Jakob Riis takes the role as interim EVP for Falck Healthcare until a new EVP has been appointed. Jan F. Steenhard has agreed to support Jakob in Falck Healthcare’s transition to becoming a focused employee healthcare provider.


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Falck Healthcare is the largest private-sector provider of employee healthcare programmes in Scandinavia. Covering more than 3 million people in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, Falck Healthcare makes it easy for businesses and organisations to ensure that employees and citizens have longer, healthier and better working lives.