NNE has a two-tier structure: the Board of Directors and NNE Management. The Board of Directors supervise the performance, management and organization of our company and are elected every year at the Annual General Meeting. They consist of two representatives from our parent company, Novo Nordisk, plus two external members and two employee representatives. NNE Management is responsible for our daily operations.

NNE Management

Jesper Kløve

Chief Executive Officer

Christoffer Hviid

Chief Financial Officer

Steen Kristensen

Corporate Vice President, Project Execution

Marianne Regin Palme

Vice President, Sales, Front-End & Innovation

Lotte Vistisen

Vice President, Process & Facility Design

Peter Engdal Sørensen

Vice President, Project Management

Thomas Sichmann

Vice President, Automation & IT

Silas Egelund Volfing

Vice President, Human Ressources


Sameer Taneja

General Manager, India

Jesper Bech

General Manager, US

Karsten Munk Knudsen

Chairman of the NNE Board since 2017

Karsten Munk Knudsen, CFO and EVP for Finance, Investor Relations & Procurement, Novo Nordisk A/S. Karsten joined Novo Nordisk in 2003 and has occupied several positions over the years within finance, both in Denmark and in the US. 1999-2003, Karsten headed up Finance in NNIT.

Michael Hallgren

Member of the NNE board since 2018

Michael Hallgren is Senior Vice President of Diabetes Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients at Novo Nordisk A/S, which he joined in 1994. In addition to his NNE Board role, Michael is Chairman of Kalundborg Symbiosis and member of the Board of Directors at Novo Nordisk Pharmatech A/S.

Jesper Schufri Meyer

Employee-elected member of the NNE Board since 2023

Jesper Schufri Meyer has worked at NNE since 2001. He has extensive insight into NNE's products, work methods, and organization. Jesper's knowledge has been achieved through various positions within NNE including manager, resource management, and business development. 

Currently, Jesper is the Senior Project Manager in our Design Management department. 

Inés Aréizaga Esteva

Employee-elected member of the NNE Board since 2021

Inés Esteva started working in NNE in 2006 as part of the graduate program, and has grown in the organization to her current position as Manager for the Active Products department. She has worked as process lead in several major projects for customers across Europe.

Jan Hoff

Head of Novo Nordisk Consulting

Jan Hoff, CVP Novo Nordisk Consulting. Jan joined Novo Nordisk in 2005 and has worked across multiple areas along the value chain. His experience includes 15 years as leader in Product Supply, where he has been responsible for multiple large scale investment projects that has been executed in partnership with NNE.

Corporate governance


NNE A/S is 100% owned by Novo Nordisk A/S and is included in the Consolidated Financial Statements of Novo Nordisk A/S.