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. He is Chair of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees at Faerch, member of the Board of Directors of Novo Holdings, 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 Member: Bertelsmann SE & Co.
Board Committees: Novo Nordisk A/S (member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees).