Lars Fruergaard 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.
Mr Jørgensen serves as vice-chair of the supervisory board and member of the nomination committee of Carlsberg A/S.
Mr Jørgensen has an MSc in Finance and Business Administration from
Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Denmark, from
Mr Jørgensen is a Danish national, born November 1966.