At RIVAL, the owners have been looking for a new board member with experience and competencies from the defence industry for a long time. “Our board must reflect the strategic situation, we are in,” co-owner Christian Aarup says. “Helle Specht is a really good match in relation to our strategic focus on the defence industry.”
Helle Specht is a board member of DI’s trade association, Defense and Security, and Christian Aarup has met Helle on several occasions in the association. Helle is the director of TenCate Advanced Armor, which produces armour plates for protection against weapon attacks. She has worked at TenCate for over 15 years both as quality and development manager and now as CEO of the Danish TenCate department.