Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen

Nationality: Danish
Year of birth: 1966

President & CEO of Novo Nordisk since January 2017.

Mr Jørgensen joined Novo Nordisk in 1991 and has broad international experience having worked in the Netherlands, the US and Japan. In 2004, Mr Jørgensen was appointed senior vice president for IT & Corporate Development and in 2013 executive vice president and chief information officer assuming responsibility for IT, Quality & Corporate Development. In late 2014, he took over the responsibilities for Corporate People & Organisation and Business Assurance and became chief of staff.

Mr Jørgensen has strong operational competencies and extensive knowledge within IT, corporate development and quality as well as substantial management experience including the management of a foundation-controlled company.