His family were visiting the country over the Easter break and a spokesman for Bestseller, the international clothes retailer chain Holch Povlsen owns, confirmed the news in an email with a statement which read: “Unfortunately, we can confirm the reports. We ask you to respect the privacy of the family and we therefore have no further comments.”
Holch Povlsen has not confirmed the identities of the three who died nor the explosions in which they died in. It is also not known if other members of his family were visiting the country at the time.
He is the largest stakeholder in British online retailer Asos and the second largest stakeholder in German retailer Zalando.
At least eight Brits were among the 310 people who died when bombs hit churches and hotels on Easter Sunday. The explosions are thought to be the doing of suicide bombers and is still being investigated.