Since 2017 Marie Hansen has spent most of her days building a new type of World Cup with co-founders Majken Gilmartin & Rikke Rønholt, brilliant colleagues at the HQ in Copenhagen, and partners around the world. Marie oversees the global partner communication, team/players activations, and is a board member of Eir Soccer. November 1st 2019 she founded HANSEN AND SPORT LLC to open the online store www.shoptheball.com and is now a proud US carrier of the original Eir Ball and SDG Ball in collaboration with Eir Soccer.
Marie has for 14+ years worked with branding, storytelling, concept development, cross-media advertising, marketing, and social media strategies for top Danish and international brands. Firstly as a copywriter at BBDO Denmark and later the Danish advertising agency Kunde & Co. Since June 2012 as freelancer.
Marie is Danish, hold a Masters in Political Science & Communication from Roskilde University, Denmark, and lives in Detroit, MI, USA with her husband Ted Shumaker.