The BIRN Group is one of the largest foundry groups in Northern Europe.

Our mission
To provide customers with a broad range of outstanding cast iron solutions based on world class capabilities and our unique history.

Markets
The BIRN Group represents six companies specialized in various areas of casting and processing of cast iron. In this way, we ensure that we always can offer our customers the best and most broad-based solution in the industry. 

The companies in the BIRN Group are following:

  • Vald. Birn A/S, Holstebro in Denmark
  • Tasso A/S, Odense in Denmark
  • Uldalls Jernstøberi A/S, Vejen in Denmark
  • Kockums Maskin AB, Kallinge in Sweden
  • Birn GmbH, Müllheim in Germany
  • Bernareggi Srl, Milan in Italy

Employees
The number of employees at BIRN in Holstebro is approx. 550 people.
The total number of employees at The BIRN Group is approx. 750 people.  

The Board of Directors consists of:

  • Lars Lütjohan (Chairman of the Board)
  • Lars Ganzel Pedersen (Deputy chairman)
  • Kurt Villadsen
  • Per Flyvholm Nielsen (Employee elected)
  • Heine Obitsø Jepsen (Employee elected)
  • Jesper Bjørn Mølgaard (Employee elected)

Management

Claus Beier

Claus Beier

Group CEO, Chief Executive Officer
Esben Lund

Esben Lund

Group CFO, Chief Financial Officer

Management group

Claus Beier

Claus Beier

Group CEO, Chief Executive Officer
Mogens Eis

Mogens Eis

COO, Chief Operating Officer
Esben Lund

Esben Lund

Group CFO, Chief Financial Officer
Lars Jørgensen

Lars Jørgensen

CTO, Chief Technology Officer
Peter Jepsen

Peter Jepsen

CCO, Chief Commercial Officer

BIRN Group Management Team

Claus Beier

Claus Beier

Group CEO, Chief Executive Officer
Mogens Eis

Mogens Eis

COO, Chief Operating Officer
Dennis Klimanek

Dennis Klimanek

Managing Director, BIRN Germany
Kurt Olsen

Kurt Olsen

Produktion Director, ULDALL
Morten Madsen

Morten Madsen

Group HR Manager
Wicki Cederholm

Wicki Cederholm

Executive Assistant
Esben Lund

Esben Lund

Group CFO, Chief Financial Officer
Lars Jørgensen

Lars Jørgensen

CTO, Chief Technology Officer
Kristian B. Pedersen

Kristian B. Pedersen

Managing Director, TASSO
Jesper Astrup

Jesper Astrup

Group Purchase Manager
Maria Mohr Holst

Maria Mohr Holst

Group HR Business Partner
Peter Jepsen

Peter Jepsen

CCO, Chief Commercial Officer
Johan Brengesjö

Johan Brengesjö

VD, KOCKUMS MASKIN
Dion Brun

Dion Brun

Sales Director, ULDALL
Janis Pilgaard

Janis Pilgaard

Group Marketing Manager
David S. Grønborg

David S. Grønborg

Group IT Manager
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Images and logos

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Claus Beier, CEO

BIRN cast iron foundry - image

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Sustainability

Our business is old, but our mindset is green.

Our sustainable strategy