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Erik Østergaard receives the Austrian Gold Order of Merit

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Erik Østergaard receives the Austrian Gold Order of Merit

31 Jan 2020 Copenhagen

Erik Østergaard, CEO of IRU’s member in Denmark, the Danish Transport and Logistics Association (DTL), Member of IRU’s Presidential Executive (Board) and Vice-President of IRU’s EU Goods Transport Liaison Committee, has been awarded the Gold Order of Merit for services to the Republic of Austria by the Austrian Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen. 

Conferred on only around 200 people since 1955, Mr Østergaard received the Gold Order of Merit for his outstanding contributions to transport and logistics, and his valuable efforts to strengthen and foster cooperation between Austria and Denmark. 

IRU congratulates Mr Østergaard for receiving this great honour and looks forward to his continued contributions in promoting sustainable and efficient trade and transport throughout the EU and beyond.

Erik Østergaard receives the Austrian Gold Order of Merit
Ambassador of Austria to Denmark Maria Rotheiser-Scotti with Erik Østergaard
Photo: The Austrian Embassy in Copenhagen