Henrik Poulsen

Board of Directors
Board member

Member of the Board since March 2021.

Henrik Poulsen was born in 1967 and is a Danish national. He received a MSc in Finance & Accounting from Aarhus School of Business, Denmark and furthermore he received a BSc, International Business, Aarhus School of Business, Denmark.

In the period 1999-2006, Henrik Poulsen held various executive roles with LEGO rising to become Executive Vice President of Markets & Products. From 2007-2008, Henrik Poulsen served as Operating Executive of Capstone, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. in the UK. In 2008, Henrik Poulsen was appointed as CEO and President of the Danish telecommunication company TDC Group. From 2012-2020, Henrik Poulsen served as CEO and President of Ørsted A/S, a global leader in renewable energy.

Other Board Positions and Management Duties:

  • Chair of the Board, Faerch Group A/S, Denmark
  • Chair of the Board, Chair of the Nomination Committee and Member of the Remuneration Committee, Carlsberg A/S, Denmark
  • Vice Chair of the Board, and Member of the Audit and Remuneration Committee, Novo Nordisk A/S, Denmark
  • Board Member, Ørsted A/S, Denmark
  • Supervisory Board Member, Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Germany
  • Senior Advisor, A.P. Møller Holding, Denmark