Ownership, board and statutes

 

Who is behind Copydan Writing

Copydan Writing is owned by the authors, writers and publishers of texts and sheet music.

Our board consists of Danish publishers’ organisations, authors’ organisations, journalists’ unions, illustrators and music organisations; a total of nine authors’ and practitioners’ organisations and six publishing houses’ and publishers’ organisations.

In the list below you can see the organisations that are represented on the board.

Read the statutes for Copydan Writing here

Board

Chairman of the board
Hanne Salomonsen, Managing director for Gyldendal Education, elected for the board on behalf of Danish Publishers.

Deputy Chairman:
Morten Rosenmeier, chairman of Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikerne) and professor in copyright at the University of Copenhagen.

 

Organisation

Authors

Member of the Board
VISDA (VISDA) (former Copydan Billeder) Peter Thornvig
Danish Authors’ Society (Dansk Forfatterforening) Morten Visby
The Danish Union of Journalists (Dansk Journalistforbund) Lars Werge
The Danish Composers’ Society (Dansk Komponistforening) Morten Olsen
The Danish Writers Guild (Danske Dramatikere) Christina Bergholdt Knudsen
The Danish Fiction Writers’ Organisation (Danske skønlitterære Forfattere (DsF)) Peter Rønnov-Jessen
DJBFA / Danish composers and songwriters (DJBFA / Komponister og Sangskrivere) Anna Lidell
Danish Songwriters Guild (Danske Populær Autorer (DPA)) Niels Mosumgaard

Organisation

Publishers

Member of the Board
Educational Publishers Association (Brancheforeningen for Undervisningsmidler) Thomas Wilckens
The Association of Danish Media (Danske Medier) Holger Rosendal
The Association of Danish Cultural Journals (Foreningen af Danske Kulturtidsskrifter) Ivan Rod
The University Presses in Denmark (Foreningen Universitetsforlagene i Danmark) Marianne Alenius
The Danish Music Publishers' Association (Musikforlæggerne i Danmark) Loui Törnqvist