“It’s all about asking the right questions”
Thomas Hansen, Vice President Sales at the Northern Europe head office of Pandora jewellery, takes the club! questionnaire.

How many people work for your company in Hamburg and worldwide?
We are 70 people in our Hamburg office, which is the main office for Northern Europe. In total we are more than 1,200 employees in Germany as most of our concept stores are owned and operated. Worldwide, Pandora employs more than 27,700 people of whom more than 14,000 are located in Thailand, where we manufacture our jewellery.

Are […]

10. Dezember 2018|club! Magazin Winter 2018, International|

International: “CETA is the most progressive trade agreement.”

The Canadian Ambassador to Germany, H.E. Stéphane Dion , explains what makes the CETA agreement so important as a binding force between Canada and the European Union, and extols Canada’s role as a peacekeeper and modifying force in the world.

Excellency, Canada celebrated its 150th anniversary last year.How has your state changed since its founding, and what are the major challenges Canada faces in the near future?
H.E.: Canada existed much before 150 years ago, but it is true that we found our modern form, as a federation, in 1867, with […]

10. Dezember 2018|club! Magazin Winter 2018, International|


Almost as old as the city itself, the heritage of  THE VANCOUVER CLUB in Canada is closely intertwined with the rising fortunes of the province. Every space in the club is elegant and rich with history.

Stroll along West Hastings Street in Vancouver’s business district and you’ll come across the arresting sight of a sophisticated five-storey building, with a symmetrical five-bay, brick and terra cotta front façade, nestling between the mirrored high-rises. Behind the listed Edwardian façade lies The Vancouver Club, a private members’ club that is almost as old as […]

10. Dezember 2018|club! Magazin Winter 2018, International|


“We are on a growth journey”
Danish entrepreneur ANDREAS STRAARUP heads the Business Development at Nodes, an app development agency with offices in Germany and across Europe.

Are there any technological developments that will have a particular influence on your business development?
As new frameworks, languages and technologies take off, companies from all sectors need to start thinking if they will affect their business. From a business development point of view, if one of these factors is going to make a significant change then there is a very good business opportunity there.

Which principals, […]

23. September 2018|club! Magazin Herbst 2018, International|

International: H.E. FRIIS ARNE PETERSEN – “Denmark needs a strong, globalised economy”

With its liberal economic policy, Denmark has a high degree of welfare, security and comfort, and also a competitive economic sector. The Danish Ambassador, H.E. FRIIS ARNE PETERSEN, talks about his country’s position in the world.

Excellency, how has Denmark changed since the last election?
The most important result of the government’s work in the last three years has been a series of very ambitious socio-political reforms. The aim of these reforms was to make our welfare state more competitive, especially in a global context. For Denmark, it is always important to […]

23. September 2018|club! Magazin Herbst 2018, International|