• Chair of the supervisory board of Carlsberg A/S and chair of the board of directors of Faerch A/S.
  • Member of the board of directors of Novo Holdings A/S and Ørsted A/S. Member of the supervisory board of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.
  • Senior advisor to A.P. Møller Holding A/S.

  • President and CEO of Ørsted A/S, 2012-2020.
  • President and CEO of TDC A/S, 2008-2012.
  • Operating executive of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., 2007-2008.
  • Executive roles with the LEGO group, 1999-2006.

  • Not considered independent under the Danish Corporate Governance Recommendations.
  • Member of the Board of Directors since March 2021. Vice Chair since 2022. Most recently elected in 2022 for a term of one year.
  • Member of the Chair Committee since March 2022.
  • Member of the Audit Committee since March 2021. The Board has designated Mr Poulsen as financial expert as defined by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and that Mr Poulsen relies on an exemption to the independence requirements in the US Securities Exchange Act. The Board assessed that Mr Poulsen has competences in accounting and auditing as required by the Danish Act on Approved Auditors and Audit Firms.
  • Member of the Remuneration Committee since March 2022. 

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

  • 1994: MSc, Finance & Accounting, Aarhus School of Business, Denmark.
  • 1991: BSc, International Business, Aarhus School of Business, Denmark.

Danish, born 1967. Male.