Henrik Poulsen

Nationality: Danish
Year of birth: 1967

Henrik Poulsen served as CEO and President of Ørsted A/S 2012 - 2020. Prior to that, he was CEO and President of TDC Group, Operating Executive of Capstone, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and held different executive roles with LEGO. Before joining LEGO, he worked at McKinsey & Co. in Copenhagen and New York.

Henrik Poulsen has extensive executive and board experience in large international companies, significant financial knowledge and in-depth knowledge of mergers and acquisitions, strategy, risk management, ESG, transformation and innovation.


Board Chair: Faerch Group.
Board Deputy Chair: Novo Nordisk A/S.
Board Member: Ørsted A/S; Novo Holdings A/S; Bertelsmann SE & Co.
Board Committees: Novo Nordisk A/S (member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees); Faerch A/S (Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees)
Other positions: Senior Advisor to A.P. Møller Holding.