About Sampension Administrations-selskab 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.
And with effect from 1 July 2019, Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S has concluded an agreement with the Pension Fund for Technicians- and Bachelor of Engineering to undertake all the activities of the pension fund’s in relation to pension and insurance administration and investment management.
Ownership and Board of Directors
The owners of Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S are Sampension Livsforsikring A/S (88%), the Architects’ Pension Fund (3%), the Pension Fund for Agricultural Academics and Veterinary Surgeons (3%), and The Pension Fund for Technicians- and Bachelor of Engineering (6%).
The Board of Directors has 16 members: the 14 board members of Sampension Livsforsikring A/S, one member jointly appointed by the Architects’ Pension Fund (AP) and the Pension Fund for Agricultural Academics and Veterinary Surgeons (PJD), and one member jointly appointed by the Pension Fund for Technicians- and Bachelor of Engineering (ISP). Effective from January 2017, Mr Erik Bisgaard Madsen, chairman of the Pension Fund for Agricultural Academics and Veterinary Surgeons, will represent AP and PJD on the Board of Directors. And effective from July 2019, Mr Lars Bytoft, chairman of the Pension Fund for Technicians- and Bachelor of Engineering, will represent ISP on the Board of Directors.
The Executive Management consists of Sampension’s CEO, Hasse Jørgensen and COO, Mads Smith Hansen.
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