Tim Sloth Jørgensen

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Tim Sloth Jørgensen
Born (1951-10-21) 21 October 1951 (age 62)
Randers
Allegiance  Denmark
Service/branch  Royal Danish Navy
Rank Admiral
Commands held Chief of Defence (Denmark)
Awards Commander of the Order of Dannebrog
Other work Advisor to Terma A/S

Admiral Tim Sloth Jørgensen (born 21 October 1951, Randers)[1] is a senior officer in the Royal Danish Navy.[2] He is notable for being appointed Chief of Denmark's Defence staff.

Jørgensen conducted a tour of military sites in Greenland and Nunavut, Canada, in August 2009.[2] Jørgensen met with General Walter Natynczyk, Chief of Canada's Defence Staff, in Iqaluit, during Canada's annual Arctic exercise, Nanook 2009. Jørgensen and Natynczyk traveled together to Nuuk, Greenland and Thule, Greenland. The pair met with Kuupik Kleist, the chair of Greenland's Landsstyret, its national legislature, in Nuuk.

Jørgensen resigned as chief of staff on 4 October 2009 as a result of the being involved in the controversy about a fake Arabic translation of the book entitled Jæger – i krig med eliten, written by a former member of the special forces, which the Danish Army Command tried to suppress.[3]

In 2012 he became an advisor tp Terma A/S.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NATO - Biography: Admiral Tim Sloth Jørgensen". NATO. Retrieved May 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "The Danish Chief of Defence, Admiral Jørgensen, pays a visit to Nunavut and Greenland to plan for future defence of the region". Canadian American Strategic Review. 2009-08-20. Archived from the original on 2009-09-03. 
  3. ^ "NY Times: Chief of staff resigns". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-10-05. [dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.terma.com/press/news-2012/tim-sloth-joergensen-takes-up-post-in-terma/