Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen

President and chief executive officer (CEO)

Lars fruergaard jørgensen


Career at Novo Nordisk

Mr Jørgensen joined Novo Nordisk in 1991 as an economist in Health Care, Economy & Planning and has over the years completed overseas postings in the Netherlands, the US and Japan. In 2004 he was appointed senior vice president for IT & Corporate Development. In January 2013 he was appointed executive vice president and chief information officer assuming responsibility for IT, Quality & Corporate Development. In November 2014 he took over the responsibilities for Corporate People & Organisation and Business Assurance and became chief of staff. Mr Jørgensen was appointed president and chief executive officer in January 2017.

Other positions and management duties

Mr Jørgensen serves as vice-chair of the supervisory board and member of the nomination committee of Carlsberg A/S, Denmark.


1991: MSc in Finance and Business Administration, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Denmark.

Nationality and age

Mr Jørgensen is a Danish national, born November 1966.