Management, finances and day-to-day operations
The Copenhagen Wholesale Market's membership numbers a good 143 firms and individuals. The annual general meeting elects a board of nine members, which looks after overall operation in cooperation with the executive by ensuring strategic development and adaptation of the market at all times.
Day-to-day operations are handled by the Copenhagen Wholesale Market staff, which numbers nearly 22 employees.
The main activities of Copenhagen Wholesale Market comprise administration, operation and letting pitches and commercial premises to members, wholesalers, importers and other business people, and this is where by far the majority of its earnings come from. The annual turnover of Copenhagen Wholesale Market is in the regions of DKK 50 million.
The accounts department handles bookkeeping and property administration, as well as looking after the Copenhagen Wholesale Market investments and other financial matters.
The technical department looks after maintenance of the entire facility, repairs and daily cleaning, and also plans structural and technical development projects.
It is the task of the market office to ensure that day-to-day trading takes place smoothly and efficiently, as well as to manage the security function. It also looks after buyer services and administration, and is responsible for day-to-day contact with the member firms in the market hall.
Joint profile strengthens the market’s players
The marketing function is in charge of external promotion of the market and its products through buyer activities, exhibitions and promotional material. It is also responsible for coordination and cooperates with other promotional bodies in the industry.