Poul Tørring

CV Poul Tørring


Poul Tørring


Phone: +4533377193 ; Cell :+4523361725
E-mail: Poul@torring.org


Master of Economics (cand.polit). 1973.

Proffesional Career

2012 - Partner, Aquamind

2007-12 - Senior consultant GEMBA Seafood consulting 

2003-05 - Owner /director of UAB AMKA Lithuania (Import of wine).

1995-2003 - Owner of   A/S N.P. Utzon (factory producing netting, trawlfloats and ropes for fishing equipment ), and UAB Utzon.(The factory was moved from Denmark to Lithuania in 2001 and sold in 2003).

1990-95 - CEO  Foodmark A/S .  Foodmark was the largest fish processing group in Europe. 3000 employees. Turnover 3 bill. DKK.(£ 350 mill)

21 plants in 6 countries.  Supplier to most major retail- chains in Europe.

Responsible for strategy, communication, procurement and purchase /sale of subsidiary companies.

Creation of a business system in Russia shortly after the collapse of the USSR.

Creation of a production plant in Namibia.

1979-90 - Secretary General in the association of Danish Fish processing Industries. The organization takes care of the interests of the member-companies in close interaction with the political and administrative infrastructure in Denmark and EU. 

1973-79 - Head of Division, 1st Secretary of Embassy. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Posted in Brussels from 76-79. Responsible for negotiation of the Common Fishery Policy.

Other Proffesional Activities

Member of many boards including Danish Export Credit Council, Royal Danish Fishery Bank, Rahbekfisk (Denmark), Foodcon Pty (Namibia), President of Eu Advisory Committee on Fisheries. President of DIFTA , President Øko – Invest , President Sorana A/S.

Associate professor at Copenhagen Business School (1973-76), And University of Copenhagen (DIS international programme) (1979/80).

Many presentations at conferences and symposiums in Denmark and abroad. 

Language Skills

Danish (Mother tongue); English fluent, French fluent, German fluent oral but not written; some Russian and Spanish.