About Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S
Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S provides administrative services to life insurance companies, pension funds and pension companies as well as general asset management services.
The joint management company
Effective 1 January 2017, Sampension Livsforsikring A/S, the Architects’ Pension Fund (Arkitekternes Pensionskasse) and the Pension Fund for Agricultural Academics and Veterinary Surgeons (Pensionskassen for Jordbrugsakademikere & Dyrlæger) set up Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S, a joint insurance management company, to provide pension and insurance management and investment management services.
Ownership and Board of Directors
The owners of Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S are Sampension Livsforsikring A/S (94%), the Architects’ Pension Fund (3%) and the Pension Fund for Agricultural Academics and Veterinary Surgeons (3%).
The Board of Directors has 15 members: the 14 board members of Sampension Livsforsikring A/S and one member jointly appointed by the Architects’ Pension Fund and the Pension Fund for Agricultural Academics and Veterinary Surgeons. Effective from January 2017, Mr Erik Bisgaard Madsen, chairman of the Pension Fund for Agricultural Academics and Veterinary Surgeons, will represent the two pension funds on the Board of Directors.
The Executive Management consists of Sampension’s CEO, Hasse Jørgensen.
Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S has a two-tier management structure consisting of a board of directors and an executive management as provided for by the Danish Companies Act. Members of the Board of Directors are elected by the company’s shareholders at a general meeting, and the Board is in charge of the overall and strategic management of the company. The Executive Management is appointed by the Board of Directors and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company.
The Board of Directors has also appointed a chief auditor who is in charge of the company’s internal audit and the internal audit function. The company’s financial statements are also audited by its external auditors, PwC, appointed by the company’s shareholders at a general meeting. In addition, the company has delegated responsibility for a risk management function, a compliance function and an actuarial function in accordance with the EU Solvency II regulations.
The organizational structure of Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S:
Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S
Powers to bind the company
The company is bound in legal transactions by the joint signatures of:
- all members of the Board of Directors, or
- the Chairman of the Board of Directors and a member of the Board or a member of the Executive Board, or
- the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and a member of the Board or a member of the Executive Board, or
- two members of the Executive Board.
The entire Board of Directors may grant powers of procuration to other persons to bind the Company either jointly with a member of the Executive Board or jointly with another so empowered person, including for the sale and mortgaging of real property.