Carlsberg A/S' acquisition of Orkla's 40% shareholding in Carlsberg Breweries has been completed today, the Danish brewer has said.

Consequently, the executive board of Carlsberg A/S now comprises Nils S. Andersen, chief executive officer, Jørn P. Jensen, executive vice president and CFO and Paul Bergqvist, executive vice president.

Orkla's members of the board of directors of Carlsberg Breweries have resigned from the company's Board.