Karsten Munk Knudsen joined Novo Nordisk in 1999 as a business
analyst in NNIT A/S, previously a subsidiary of Novo Nordisk, and has
since held finance positions of growing size and complexity throughout
the Novo Nordisk value chain. From 2010 to 2014 Mr Knudsen was
corporate vice president for Finance & IT at Novo Nordisk Inc. in
the US and in 2014 he was appointed senior vice president of Corporate
Finance in Novo Nordisk. In February 2018 Mr Knudsen was promoted to
executive vice president and chief financial officer. In April 2019 Mr
Knudsen assumed further responsibilities as his area was expanded to
cover Finance, Legal & Procurement.
Mr Knudsen serves as chair of the board of NNE A/S, Denmark.
Mr Knudsen is a Danish national, born December 1971.