Andreas Fibig

Member of the Board and member of the Audit Committee

Andreas Fibig


Positions and management duties

Mr Fibig is chair and chief executive officer of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., based in the US.

Mr Fibig is chair of the German American Chamber of Commerce and an executive committee member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Former positions

From 2008 to 2014, Mr Fibig was president and chair of the board of management of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, a division of Bayer AG, Germany. Previously, Mr Fibig held several positions of increasing responsibility at Pfizer Inc., including senior vice president of the US Pharmaceutical Operations from 2007 to 2008, and as president of Latin America, Africa and Middle East from 2006 to 2007. Prior to that, Mr Fibig served as market company president at Pharmacia Corporation in Germany from 2000 to 2003. From 1984 to 1999 Mr Fibig held a series of leadership positions at Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Germany.

Novo Nordisk

Mr Fibig was first elected to the Board of Novo Nordisk A/S in March 2018 and has most recently been re-elected in March 2020. His term as a board member expires in March 2021. 

In March 2020 the Board of Directors of Novo Nordisk A/S assessed that Mr Fibig is regarded as an independent board member as defined in Section 3.2.1 of the Recommendations on Corporate Governance designated by Nasdaq Copenhagen.

Mr Fibig became member of the Audit Committee at Novo Nordisk A/S in March 2018. In March 2020 the Board of Directors of Novo Nordisk A/S assessed that Mr Fibig qualifies as independent pursuant to the US Securities Exchange Act.

Special competences

In January 2020, the Board of Directors assessed that the special competencies possessed by Mr Fibig that are important for the performance of his duties are his extensive global experience within biopharmaceutical companies, in-depth knowledge of strategy, sales and marketing and knowledge about how large international companies operate.


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

Nationality and age

Mr Fibig is a German national, born February 1962.