“We stood there on the roof and talked about the company we wanted to establish,” recalled Børge Johannes Rambøll many years later. “What if we set up a little firm of our own?”
It turned out that Rambøll and Hannemann were a perfect match; Rambøll, a visionary humanist with excellent leadership skills complemented Hannemann, a highly talented engineer with a flair for technical details.
An ethical business with a human dimension
Being witness to the destruction of the Second World War, Ramboll and Hannemann felt a strong urge to help develop and re-build society.
From the very beginning, they had a clear vision for how a responsible company should act and behave. They wished to ensure a long-term future for the company and the key to this was behaving decently and fairly – not just with clients but with each other.
“Treat all others as you wish them to treat yourself,” Børge Johannes Rambøll was fond of saying and this idea still remains one of the guiding principles of the company.