• Member of the board of directors of ExlService Holdings, Inc., Indigo Agriculture Inc. and EvodiaBio ApS.
  • Honorary director of the German American Chamber of Commerce.

  • Chair and chief executive officer of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., 2012-2022.
  • President and chair of the board of management of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, 2008-2014.
  • Senior vice president of US pharmaceutical operations and president of Latin America, Africa and Middle East at Pfizer Inc., 2006-2008.

  • Considered independent under the Danish Corporate Governance Recommendations.
  • Member of the Board of Directors since March 2018. Most recently elected in 2022 for a term of one year.
  • Member of the Research & Development Committee since 2022. 

  • Global corporate leadership.
  • Healthcare and pharma industry.
  • Technology, data & digital.
  • Finance & accounting.
  • Business development, M&A and external innovation sourcing.
  • Human capital management.
  • Environmental, social and governance (ESG).

  • 1982: Degree in Marketing, Berlin School of Economics, Germany.

German, born 1962. Male.