Executive vice president and chief of staffs (COS)
Ms Kingo joined Novo Industry A/S in 1988 and worked over the years to build up the company’s Triple Bottom Line approach. In 1999, Ms Kingo was appointed senior vice president, Stakeholder Relations. In March 2002, she was appointed executive vice president and chief of staffs in Novo Nordisk assuming global responsibility for Corporate Relations. Ms Kingo chairs the board of the Steno Diabetes Center A/S and the Danish Council on Corporate Social Responsibility, both in Denmark.
Lise Kingo is professor at the Medical Faculty, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She holds a BA in Religions and in Ancient Greek Art (1986, University of Aarhus, Denmark), a BCom in Marketing Economics (1991, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark) and an MSc (Hons.) in Responsibility and Business Practice from the University of Bath, United Kingdom (2000).
Ms Kingo is a Danish national, born August 1961.