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Keld R. Hansen, M.Sc. M.B.A.
Born and raised in Denmark, Keld Hansen received an M.Sc. in
Chemical Engineering from the University of Copenhagen,
followed by an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a
Kauffman Fellow and a Fullbright Scholar.

In Colgate Palmolive International, after initial management
training, Hansen assumed increasing general management
responsibilities in five different countries. Joined Dansk
International Designs as EVP Overseas switching production to
worldwide outsourcing. Promoted to President, CEO Worldwide,
redirected sales efforts from wholesale trade to company owned
stores. Following a ten-fold sales increase Dansk was sold. As
EVP of international for Lenox Incorporated responsible for
turn-arounds, divestitures and liquidation of troubled international

For own account acquired portfolio of troubled/bankrupt domestic
and international companies in consumer goods, construction
and telecommunications. Effected turn-around, liquidation or

Since 1997 President and  Owner of Passer & Crown Inc,
International Investment Bankers and Consultants.

From 2000 to 2004 also involved in international trade promotion
as Director of New Jersey Global Business Initiative assisting
middle market companies in their efforts to enter the global
market place or enhancing their international position.

Separately completed numerous C-level executive search
assignments for world-wide corporations.

Fluent in English, French, German, Spanish and Danish.
Our President                                                     Passer & Crown, Inc