Weibel Leadership Team

The Weibel Leadership Team is responsible for managing the company’s daily affairs.

Weibel Leadership Team

The Weibel Leadership Team is responsible for managing the company’s daily affairs.

 

Weibel Leadership Team consists of the CEO and five executives, each responsible within their field of expertise. Together, they manage the daily operations in Weibel.

Peder Richardt Pedersen
CEO & President

Joined Weibel in 1983
Educational background: Ph.D, Electrical Engineering and Digital Signal Processing, Technical University of Copenhagen

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Peder R. Pedersen started in Weibel in 1983 while completing his MSc and PhD on digital Doppler radar technology. This is still an integrated part of Weibel’s radar portfolio. From 7 employees in a basement in 1983 to headquarter with in-house development and production, 175 employees and more than 4,500 radars delivered to customers around the globe 35 years later. During Peder´s time, Weibel has developed from a small start-up to a market leader in our niche, providing cutting-edge technology to NASA, US Defense and industry leaders such as Lockheed Martin and Kongsberg.

As a leader, Peder is detail-oriented with a strong focus on long-term goals. He has a pronounced winner mentality and appreciate no nonsense and straightforward communication. Peder tries to create an informal and un-bureaucratic organization driven by empowerment and trust.

Other positions
Advisory Board Member, DTU Elektro
Advisory Board Member, DTU Security
Board of Representatives, Atlantsammenslutningen
Board Member, Defense & Aerospace Industries Association in Denmark (FAD)

Torben Dyhr
Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Service

Joined Weibel in 2017
Educational background: M.Sc. in Computer Science; MBA Cranfield University

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Torben Dyhr is globally responsible for all Weibel’s customer facing activities including Sales, Marketing and Service.

Torben’s main objective is to ensure full customer satisfaction through all stages of the customer’s journey with Weibel.

Prior to joining Weibel, Torben has among others been Global Vice President Services and Aftermarket at Teledyne Marine; CEO of MatchWork World Wide; Vice President Large Accounts at TDC Business Solutions and Sales Director at Alcatel.

Christian Ditlev Cappeln
Vice President, Research & Development

Joined Weibel in 2020
Educational background: M.Sc. Mech. Eng. & Applied Mathematics, DTU – Technical University of Denmark. HD(O) in Business Adm., Communication & strategic Development, CBS – Copenhagen Business School

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Christian Ditlev Cappeln is responsible for research and development activities within Weibel including project deliverables and day-to-day engineering. In addition to oversee the technical activities, Christian continuously improves and set the direction for the R&D organization including the people, processes and equipment needed for designing and manufacturing world-class radar systems.

Before joining Weibel Christian has among other been working as Global Engineering Director in the Offshore Oil & Gas sector.

Josefine Gundtoft
Director, Human Resources

Joined Weibel in 2019
Educational background: Degree in HRM & Organizational Psychology; Master Person Analysis, OPTO, Master Danmark

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Josefine Gundtoft is overall responsible for all HR and people-oriented activities in Weibel. Her prime focus is to create value for the Line of Business and to ensure high quality HR deliverables at all levels in Weibel.

Prior to Josefine’s position in Weibel, she has held HR Manager positions in the financial sector.

Jens Andersen
CFO – Chief Financial Officer

Joined Weibel in 2020
Educational background: M.Sc./Cand.merc., Auditing; State Authorised Public Accountant; Business degree, Columbia University.

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Based on his financial background and extensive experience with business optimization, Jens Boëtius Andersen is playing a key role in fueling Weibel’s continued growth and make sure Weibel is financially fit.

Jens’ professional career began in 1997 and he spent 19 years with Deloitte working with Audit, Finance, M&A, Company Restructuring and Optimization Advisory to Nordic companies. Jens was working Internationally and Head of Restructuring Services Denmark at Deloitte, when he decided to pursue the CFO career path. Jens was CFO at Total Wind Group and Mobylife prior to joining Weibel.

Søren Andersen
VP Operations

Joined Weibel in 2020
Educational background: B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Copenhagen University College of Engineering

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Søren Andersen is responsible for developing and optimizing Weibel’s entire production and supply chain with the objective to secure a lean production at the technological forefront and serve the needs of our many partners and customers worldwide.

Søren has a long background in high-tech analytical solutions in the food, agricultural and medical industry from his time with, amongst others, B-K medical and FOSS. He joined Weibel from a position as VP for production and supply chain at Danfysik.