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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors supervises the performance of NNE, its management and organisation.

Lars Fruergaard
   
 

Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen

Chairman of the NNE Board since 2014

Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen is president and chief executive officer at Novo Nordisk A/S. He joined Novo Nordisk in 1991 and has over the years held a number of senior management positions including postings in the Netherlands, US and Japan and in recent years he held the position as Executive Vice President and Chief of Staffs. He holds a MSc in Finance and Business Administration from the Aarhus Business School, Aarhus University.

 

Birgit W. Nørgaard
   
 

Birgit W. Nørgaard

Vice Chairman of the NNE Board since 2014

Birgit Nørgaard works as a full-time Board member. She was CEO of the consulting engineering company Grontmij | Carl Bro A/S and COO of Grontmij NV from 2006 to 2010, CEO of the Carl Bro Group from 2003 to 2006 and CFO from 2001 to 2003. Prior to that, Birgit Nørgaard held executive positions at TDC and Danisco and worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Birgit Nørgaard holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration from the Copenhagen Business School (CBS) in Denmark and an MBA from INSEAD.

Other board memberships:

DSV A/S, IMI Plc., Cobham Plc., WSP Global Inc., RGS 90 A/S, The Danish State’s IT Project Council (Vice-Chairman), The Danish Growth Capital Fund (Vice-Chairman).

Jens Olesen
   
 

Jens Olesen

Employee-elected member of the NNE Board since 2009

Jens Olesen is Vice President of Facility Design in the Danish organisation since 2014. Prior to this, Jens Olesen worked as General Manager for the Pharma and Biotech Business Unit, manager and as project manager within the mechanical and process disciplines. He joined NNE in 2002 from a position as Department Manager at LEO Pharma A/S. He holds an M. Sc. in chemical engineering from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and became a certified project manager IPMA level B in 2007.

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Henrik Wulff

Member of the NNE Board since 2014

Henrik Wulff is the Executive Vice President of Product Supply at Novo Nordisk A/S. He joined Novo Nordisk in 1998. Since 2004, Henrik Wulff has been occupying a number of senior management positions in the company. He holds an M. Sc. in manufacturing engineering and management from the Technical University of Denmark.

Kjell Johansson
   

Kjell Johansson

Member of the NNE Board since 2013

Kjell Johansson is Chief Operational Officer and Executive Vice President in Recipharm AB. He has been with Recipharm AB since 2011 but has been working within the pharma industry for 30 years, hereof 24 years in AstraZeneca where he held different senior leadership positions within the manufacturing area. He holds an M. Sc. in chemical engineering from the University of Lund and a B. Sc. in Economics from the University of Stockholm.

Other board memberships:

Recipharm Group, Chairman in operating companies and CCS Healthcare

     

Jesper Schufri Meyer

Employee-elected member of the NNE Board since 2014

Jesper Schufri Meyer is Business Developer for Facility Design. He joined the company in 2001 and has worked as architect and project manager within buildings projects dedicated to the pharma industry. He holds an M. Cand.arch. from the Royal Danish Academy of fine Art from 1988.

   


Karsten Munk Knudsen

Member of the NNE Board since 2016

Karsten Munk Knudsen is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance at Novo Nordisk A/S. After joining Novo Nordisk in 2003, he has occupied a number of positions within finance in Denmark and the US. He holds a Master of Science in Finance from the University of Aarhus.