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. He is Chair of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee at Faerch, member of the Board of Directors of Novo Holdings and Bertelsmann SE & Co, and senior advisor to A.P. Møller Holding.
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.
Other board positions in listed companies
Board Deputy Chair: Novo Nordisk A/S.
Board Committees: Novo Nordisk A/S (member of the Audit and Chair of the Remuneration Committees).