Stig Kirk Ørskov


Stig Kirk Ørskov is the CEO of JP/Politikens Hus.

Since 2014 Stig Ørskov has been CEO of JP/Politikens Hus. Before that, Stig Ørskov held the position as COO from 2010 - 2014. Furthermore, Stig Ørskov has been an editor at Politiken.


2014 CEO, JP/Politikens Hus

Former occupation

2010 – 2014 Executive Vice President, COO, JP/Politikens Hus
2006 – 2010 Editor in Chief, Dagbladet Politiken
2003 – 2006 Editor of Business and Analysis, Dagbladet Politiken
2003 – 2003 Reporter, Mandag Morgen
2002 – 2002 Business editor, Dagbladet Dagen
2001 – 2002 Deputy business editor, Dagbladet Politiken
2000 – 2001 Editor in Cheif, Infopaq
2000 – 2000 Domenstic editor, Information
1999 – 2000 Reporter, Information
1996 – 1998 Financial reporter, Reuters
1995 – 1995 Financial reporter, Børsinformation
1993 – 1995 Business manager, Månedsmagasinet Press
1993 – 1993 Financial reporter, Børsinformation
1992 – 1994 Teaching assistent, Economy, Copenhagen University

Position of trust

Chairman of the Board: Watch Medier
Chairman of the Board: The Danish Newspapers’ and Media Employers’ Association (DMA)
Vice President: World Association of News Publishers
Vice-Chairman of the Board: The Association of Danish Media (DM)
Vice-Chairman of the Board: Ritzaus Bureau
Member of the Board: The Danish Chamber of Commerce (DE)
Member of the Board: The Confederation of Danish Employers (DA)
Member of the Board: Copydan Tekst & Node
Member of the Board: Sydsvenska Dagbladets AB, Sydsvenska Dagbladets Försäljningsaktiebolag and BOLD Printing Malmö AB
Member of the Board: Copenhagen Summer Festival


1997 Public Economics and Regulation, Roskilde University (bachelor degree B.Sc.) with merits from Economy studies, University of Copenhagen and History studies, University of Melbourne
1989 Graduate, Thisted Gymnasium


Co-author of ”Mærsk – manden og magten” (Politikens Forlag, 2004)
Co-author of ”Fra kamp til kultur” (Politikens Forlag, 2004)
Co-author of ”” (Informations Forlag, 2000)