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Executive Leadership Team

Kristian Villumsen

Kristian Villumsen

President & CEO About Kristian Villumsen
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President & CEO

Born: 1970

Nationality: Danish

With Coloplast since: 2008

Previous responsibilities in Coloplast:
- Senior Vice President, Global Marketing and Commercial Excellence
- Senior Vice President, Region Europe
- Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets
- Executive Vice President, Chronic Care

Other board and management positions:
- Chr. Hansen Holding A/S: Board member and member of remuneration committee

Kristian Villumsen holds a MA in Political Science from Aarhus University and a MA in Public Policy from Harvard University

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Anders Lonning-Skovgaard

Anders Lonning-Skovgaard

Executive Vice President, CFO About Anders Lonning-Skovgaard
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Executive Vice President, CFO

Nationality: Danish

With Coloplast since: 2006

Anders Lonning-Skovgaard holds a MSc from Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences

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Paul Marcun

Paul Marcun

Executive Vice President, Chronic Care About Paul Marcun
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Executive Vice President, Chronic Care

Nationality: Australian

With Coloplast since: 2015

Previous responsibilities in Coloplast:
- Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets

Paul Marcun holds a MBA in Corporate Finance & Marketing from Sydney University of Technology

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Allan Rasmussen

Allan Rasmussen

Executive Vice President, Global Operations About Allan Rasmussen
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Executive Vice President, Global Operations

Nationality: Danish

With Coloplast since: 1992

Previous responsibilities in Coloplast:
- Mechanical engineer
- Production Centre Manager
- Plant Manager
- Site Director
- General Manager
- Director, Volume Production
- Vice President, Corporate Procurement
- Senior Vice President, Global Operations

Allan Rasmussen holds a BPSE, IMD, E*MBA from Scandinavian International Management Institute, and a BSc (Mech. Eng.), from Technical University of Denmark

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As of 1 October 2020, the Executive Leadership Team will also consist of:

Camilla G. Møhl

Camilla G. Møhl

Senior Vice President, People & Culture About Camilla G. Møhl
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Senior Vice President, People & Culture

With Coloplast since: 2016

Nationality: Danish

Previous responsibilities in Coloplast:
- Vice President, Global HR
- Vice President, Global HR Commercial Organisation

Camilla G. Møhl holds a MA in Human Resource Management from Copenhagen Business School

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Nicolai Buhl Andersen

Nicolai Buhl Andersen

Executive Vice President, Innovation About Nicolai Buhl Andersen
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Executive Vice President, Innovation

Nationality: Danish

With Coloplast since: 2005

Previous responsibilities in Coloplast:
- SVP Wound & Skin Care
- VP Sales Nordic Region
- SVP Commercial Excellence
- SVP, Ostomy Care
- VP Commercial Development, Ostomy Care

Nicolai Buhl Andersen holds a MA in Economics & Business from Copenhagen Business School and Sophia University in Japan

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Board of Directors

Lars Rasmussen

Lars Rasmussen

Chairman of the Coloplast Board About Lars Rasmussen
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Chairman

Born: 1959

Nationality: Danish

Joined the board in 2018

Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Other board and management positions:
- H. Lundbeck A/S: Chairman of the Board, chairman of the remuneration and nomination committee and member of the audit committee
- Ambu A/S: Chairman of the Board, chairman of the remuneration committee and chairman of the nomination committee
- Demant A/S: Board member, chairman of the audit committee and member of the IT security committee
- Igonomix S.L.: Chairman of the Board

Lars Rasmussen acted as Coloplast’s President & CEO from 2008 – 2018 and was a member of Coloplast’s executive management from 2001 - 2018. Lars Rasmussen has extensive executive management and board experience from international listed companies in the med-tech and pharma industry. Lars Rasmussen possesses in-dept knowledge within commercialisation of innovation, B2B and B2C sales models and efficiency improvements.

Lars Rasmussen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Aalborg University and an Executive MBA from SIMI.

Lars Rasmussen is not considered independent.

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Niels Peter Louis-Hansen

Niels Peter Louis-Hansen

Deputy Chairman of the Coloplast Board About Niels Peter Louis-Hansen
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Deputy Chairman

Born: 1947

Nationality: Danish

Joined the board in 1968

Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Other board and management positions:
- Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansens Fond: Chairman of the Board
- Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansen ApS: CEO
- N.P. Louis-Hansen ApS: CEO
- NPLH Anpartsinvest ApS: CEO

Through decades of board work, Niels Peter Louis-Hansen has gained in-dept knowledge of the industries in which Coloplast operates, its dynamics and key players as well as deep insight into strategy development. Furthermore, Niels Peter Louis-Hansen is a key contributor to preserving the Coloplast-culture.

Niels Peter Louis-Hansen holds a degree as Civiløkonom.

Niels Peter Louis-Hansen is not considered independent.

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Carsten Hellmann

Carsten Hellmann

Member of the Coloplast Board About Carsten Hellmann
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Board Member

Born: 1964

Nationality: Danish

Joined the board in 2017

Member of the Audit Committee

Other board and management positions:
- ALK-Abelló A/S: President & CEO
- The Danish Chamber of Commerce: Board member

Carsten Hellmann has considerable executive management experience. Since 2016 Carsten Hellmann has been the President & CEO in ALK-Abelló A/S, a listed pharmaceutical company. Prior to that, Carsten Hellmann held several top management and CEO positions in the Health Care industry, latest as CEO of Merial in France and member of the Executive Committee of the French pharmaceutical company Sanofi. Carsten Hellmann has extensive experience in product development and international commercialization within highly regulated industries as well as M&A activities, including post integration.

Carsten Hellmann holds a BSc in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School and a MSc in Information Management from Lancaster University.

Carsten Hellmann is considered independent.

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Birgitte Nielsen

Birgitte Nielsen

Member of the Coloplast Board About Birgitte Nielsen
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Board Member

Born: 1963

Nationality: Danish

Joined the board in 2015

Member of the Audit Committee

Other board and management positions:
- Matas A/S: Board member and chairman of the audit committee
- De Forenede Ejendomsselskaber A/S: Board member
- Kirk Kapital A/S: Board member

Birgitte Nielsen has extensive management experience and has held numerous management positions in FLS Industries A/S (FLSMIDTH & Co A/S). Further, Birgitte Nielsen has considerable board experience from both listed companies and large privately held companies within the med-tech industry and the financial sector. Birgitte Nielsen has extensive financial and accounting experience as well as in-dept knowledge of the financial markets.

Birgitte Nielsen holds an B. Com Degree (HD) in Foreign Trade from Copenhagen Business School and an B. Com Degree (HD) in Accounting & Finance from Copenhagen Business School and a General Management Program from CEDEP/INSEAD.

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Jette Nygaard-Andersen

Jette Nygaard-Andersen

Member of the Coloplast Board About Jette Nygaard-Andersen
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Board Member

Born: 1968

Nationality: Danish

Joined the board in 2015

Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Other board and management positions:
- GVC Holdings Plc.: Member of the Board, member of the remuneration committee, member of the CSR committee and member of the audit committee

Jette Nygaard-Andersen has held numerous international management positions. Most recently, Jette Nygaard-Andersen acted as Executive Vice President in MTG AB from 2003 – 2019, and CEO of MTG’s International business from 2015-2019. Jette Nygaard-Andersen has considerable executive management and board experience within global med-tech, media & entertainment, and digital growth businesses. Jette Nygaard-Andersen has extensive experience within business and marketing strategies, digital transformation, optimization of customer experience and customer engagement, working with digital growth start-ups globally and M&A activities, including post integration.

Jette Nygaard-Andersen holds a MSc in Business, Finance & Economics from the University of Copenhagen and Executive Development Programs from INSEAD and Executive Leadership Programmes from Columbia University.

Jette Nygaard-Andersen is considered independent.

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Jørgen Tang-Jensen

Jørgen Tang-Jensen

Member of the Coloplast Board About Jørgen Tang-Jensen
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Board Member

Born: 1956

Nationality: Danish

Joined the board in 2007

Chairman of the Audit Committee

Other board and management positions:
- Rockwool International A/S: Board member and member of the Audit Committee
- VKR Holding A/S: Board member and member of the Audit Committee
- VILLUM FONDEN: Board member
- Maj Invest Holding A/S (and certain wholly owned subsidiaries): Board member
- Strøjer Tegl A/S: Chairman
- Strøjer Ler A/S: Chairman
- Strøjer Tegl Systems A/S: Chairman
- Dronning Margrethe II’s Arkæologiske Fond: Board member

Jørgen Tang-Jensen has considerable global executive management experience most recently from his position as CEO of Velux A/S from 2001 – 2017. Further, Jørgen Tang-Jensen has extensive board experience from international listed companies within both the med-tech industry and the building materials industry. Jørgen Tang-Jensen has considerable experience within corporate governance, accounting and finance as well as strategy development and execution.

Jørgen Tang-Jensen holds a MSc in International Business from Aarhus Business School and an MBA from Stanford University.

Jørgen Tang-Jensen is not considered independent.

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Thomas Barfod

Thomas Barfod

Senior Controller and member of the Coloplast Board About Thomas Barfod
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Senior Controller and Board Member

Born: 1970

Nationality: Danish

Joined the board in 2016

With Coloplast since: 1992

Board responsibility at Coloplast:
Member of the Board elected by the employees

Latest re-election: 
December 2018

This Board member is not considered to be independent

Educational background:
Basic Vocational Education
Commercial training

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Nikolaj Kyhe Gundersen

Nikolaj Kyhe Gundersen

Skilled Precision Engineer, Project Management & Prototyping, and member of the Coloplast Board About Nikolaj Kyhe Gundersen
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Skilled Precision Engineer, Project Management & Prototyping, and Board Member

Born: 1969

Nationality: Danish

Joined the board in 2018

With Coloplast since: 1992

Board responsibility at Coloplast:
Member of the Board elected by the employees

This Board member is not considered to be independent

Educational background

Skilled precision engineer

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Roland Vendelbo Pedersen

Roland Vendelbo Pedersen

Lead Negotiator, Corporate Procurement, and member of the Coloplast Board About Roland Vendelbo Pedersen
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Lead Negotiator, Corporate Procurement, and Board Member

Born:1962

Nationality: Danish

Joined the board in 2018

With Coloplast since: 1998

Board responsibility at Coloplast:
Member of the Board elected by the employees

This Board member is not considered to be independent

Educational background:
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