Close
Find your Coloplast country website

Management and Board of Directors

Executive Management

Lars Rasmussen

Lars Rasmussen

President & CEO About Lars Rasmussen
Close

Lars Rasmussen

Download high resolution picture

Date of birth 

31 March 1959

With Coloplast since 

1988

In this position as CEO since

2008

Previous responsibilities in Coloplast 

Executive Vice President, COO and CCO, 2001-2008

General Manager, Ostomy Products Division, 2000-2001

General Manager, Continence Care Division, 1996-2000

Member of Coloplast’s Corporate Management Group, 1996

Operations Manager, Continence Care Division, 1993-1996

Operations Manager, Ostomy Division, 1989-1993

Project Manager, Ostomy Division, 1988-1989

Previous employment 

Rådgivende Ingeniør Studstrup og Østgaard, Project Engineer, 1986-88

Management assignments with other companies, including area of responsibility

H. Lundbeck A/S, Chairman of the Board

William Demant Holding A/S, Board Member

AXCEL, Industrial Board Member

Danske Bank A/S, Council Member

Responsibilities in organisations or bodies, including area of responsibility

Committee on healthcare issues under the Confederation of Danish Industry, Chairman

Committee on business policy under the Confederation of Danish Industry, Member

Educational background 

E*MBA, Scandinavian International Management Institute, 1995

BSc, Aalborg University, 1986

See Lars' full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Anders Lonning-Skovgaard

Anders Lonning-Skovgaard

Executive Vice President, CFO About Anders Lonning-Skovgaard
Close

Anders Lonning-Skovgaard

Download high resolution picture

Title

Executive Vice President, CFO

With Coloplast since

2006

Educational background

MSc, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus, 1999

See Anders' full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Kristian Villumsen

Kristian Villumsen

Executive Vice President, Chronic Care About Kristian Villumsen
Close

Kristian Villumsen

Download high resolution picture

Title

Executive Vice President, Chronic Care

With Coloplast since

2008

Previous responsibilities in Coloplast

Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets

Senior Vice President, Region Europe

Senior Vice President, Global Marketing

Responsibilities in organisations or bodies, including area of responsibility:

Chr. Hansen, Board Member

Educational background

MA Political Science, Aarhus University

MA in Public Policy, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government

See Kristian's full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Allan Rasmussen

Allan Rasmussen

Executive Vice President, Global Operations About Allan Rasmussen
Close

Allan Rasmussen

Download high resolution picture

Title 

Executive Vice President, Global Operations

With Coloplast since

1992

Educational background

BPSE, IMD, 2007

E*MBA, Scandinavian International Management Institute, 2001

BSc (Mech. Eng.), Technical University of Denmark, 1992

Close
Alain Morvan

Alain Morvan

SVP, Sales Europe About Alain Morvan

Download high resolution picture

Title

Senior Vice President, Sales Europe

With Coloplast since

1987

Educational background

MA, Lancaster University, 1986

See Alain's full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Andrew Robinson

Andrew Robinson

SVP, Emerging Markets About Andrew Robinson

Download high resolution picture

Title

Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets

With Coloplast since

2018

Educational background

MBA, Global Strategic Management, Wisconsin School of Business

Bachelor of Science, Atmospheric science, The Ohio State University

See Andrew’s full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Caroline Vagner Rosenstand

Caroline Vagner Rosenstand

VP, Corporate Development & Strategy About Caroline Vagner Rosenstand
Close

Caroline Vagner Rosenstand

Download high resolution picture

Title

Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy 

With Coloplast since

2015

Educational background

M.Sc in Finance and Strategy, Copenhagen Business School

See Caroline's full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Hea Vinskov

Hea Vinskov

VP, Corporate Legal, IP & Compliance About Hea Vinskov
Close

Hea Vinskov

(High-resolution image coming soon)

Title

Vice President, Corporate Legal, IP & Compliance

With Coloplast since

2018

Educational background

GN Leading Strategy, Kayamax ApS, 2017

GN Leading Others, Global Mindset ApS, 2015

Grundlæggende ledelse, CfL, 2013

Mini MBA for In-house Counsel, Boston University School of Management, 2011

Completed the Danish bar education, 2005-2008

Master in Law, Aarhus University, 2001-2004

Bachelor in Law, Aarhus University, 1998-2001

Close
Jesper Kalenberg

Jesper Kalenberg

VP, Corporate Procurement About Jesper Kalenberg
Close

Jesper Kalenberg

Download high resolution picture

Title

Vice President, Corporate Procurement

With Coloplast since

1999

Educational background

EMP, INSEAD, 2011

MSc, Copenhagen Business School, 1997

See Jesper's full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Manu Varma

Manu Varma

SVP, Chronic Care, North America About Manu Varma
Close

Manu Varma

Download high resolution picture

Title

Senior Vice President, Chronic Care, North America

With Coloplast since

2018

Educational background

MBA, Kellogg, Northwestern University, 2007

MS Information Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001

Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, 1999

 

 

See Manu's full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Nicolai Buhl Andersen

Nicolai Buhl Andersen

SVP, Wound Care About Nicolai Buhl Andersen
Close

Nicolai Buhl Andersen

Download high resolution picture

Title

Senior Vice President, Wound Care

With Coloplast since

2009

Educational background

Management Programme , IMD Business School, 2007

Copenhagen Business School

MSc, Sophia University

See Nicolai's full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Oliver Johansen

Oliver Johansen

SVP, Global R&D About Oliver Johansen
Close

Oliver Johansen

Download high resolution picture

Title

Senior Vice President, Global R&D

With Coloplast since

2002

Educational background

Operations Management, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, 1997

Engineering, Grand Rapids Community College, 1991

See Oliver's full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Rasmus Hannemann

Rasmus Hannemann

SVP, Global Marketing About Rasmus Hannemann
Close

Rasmus Hannemann

Download high resolution picture

Title

Senior Vice President, Global Marketing

With Coloplast since

2005

Educational background

Copenhagen Business School

M.Sc., Management of Innovation & Business Development, 2005

 

See Rasmus's full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Steffen Hovard

Steffen Hovard

SVP, Interventional Urology About Steffen Hovard
Close

Steffen Hovard

Download high resolution picture

Title

Senior Vice President, Interventional Urology

With Coloplast since

2000

Educational background

Finance Seminar for Senior Managers, London Business School , 2011

Orchestrating Winning Performance, IMD Business School, 2010

Breakthrough Performance for Senior Executives, IMD Busines School, 2009

Ebusiness Programme, IMD Business School, 2001

HD, Copenhagen Business School, 1994

MSc, Copenhagen Business School, 1991

BSc, Copenhagen Business School, 1989

See Steffen's full profile on LinkedIn

Close
Thomas Alsbjerg

Thomas Alsbjerg

VP, Corporate HR About Thomas Alsbjerg
Close

Thomas Alsbjerg

Download high resolution picture

Title

VP, Corporate HR

With Coloplast since

2010

Educational background

HD, Copenhagen Business School

MSc, Technical University of Denmark

See Thomas's full profile on LinkedIn

Close

Board of Directors

Michael Pram Rasmussen

Michael Pram Rasmussen

Chairman of the Coloplast Board About Michael Pram Rasmussen
Close

Michael Pram Rasmussen

Download high resolution picture

Date of birth: 
14 January 1955

Board responsibility at Coloplast:
Chairman

Member of the Board since:
December 2005

Latest re-election: 
December 2014

This Board member is considered to be independent

Chairman of the Audit Committee in Coloplast A/S

Management assignments with other companies, including area of responsibility:

A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S, Chairman and Deputy Chairman in one of its wholly owned subsidiaries

Semler Holding, Chairman and Chairman in one of its wholly owned subsidiaries

Arp-Hansen Hotel Group A/S, Board Member

Danske Bank A/S, Counsil Member

JPMorgan Chase International Council, Member

Responsibilities in organisations or bodies, including area of responsibility:

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Board Member
Museumsfonden af 7. december 1966, Board Member

Previous employment: 

Topdanmark A/S and Topdanmark Forsikring A/S, CEO, 1996-2006
Tryg Forsikring A/S (formerly known as Tryg-Baltica Forsikring A/S), Group Director, 1995-1996 
Baltica Forsikring A/S, Group Director, 1988-1995
Baltica Forsikring A/S, Executive Vice President, 1986-1988
Baltica Forsikring A/S, Director, 1984-1986
Nye Danske Lloyd A/S, 1979

Educational background:
LLM., University of Copenhagen, 1980

Close
Niels Peter Louis-Hansen

Niels Peter Louis-Hansen

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

Niels Peter Louis-Hansen

Download high resolution picture

Date of birth: 
25 October 1947

Board responsibility at Coloplast: 
Deputy Chairman

Member of the Board since: 
October 1968

Latest re-election: 
December 2014

This Board member is not considered to be independent

Member of the Audit Committee in Coloplast A/S

Management assignments with other companies, including area of responsibility: 
Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansen ApS, Managing Director
N.P. Louis-Hansen ApS, Managing Director

Civiløkonom Niels Peter Louis-Hansen, Agriculture and Forestry

Responsibilities in organisations or bodies, including area of responsibility: 
Aage og Johanne Louis-Hansens Fond, Chairman

Educational background: 
BCom

Close

Members of the Board

Jørgen Tang-Jensen

Jørgen Tang-Jensen

CEO of VELUX A/S and member of the Coloplast Board About Jørgen Tang-Jensen
Close

Jørgen Tang-Jensen

Download high resolution picture

Date of birth: 
5 August 1956

Board responsibility at Coloplast: 
Member of the Board elected by the General Meeting

Member of the Board since: 
December 2007

Latest re-election: 
December 2014

This Board member is considered to be independent

Member of the Audit Committee in Coloplast A/S

Organisational affiliation: 
VELUX A/S (CEO), 2001-

Previous employment: 
VELUX Industri A/S, 1990-2000
Novelco A/S, 1984-1990
VELUX International A/S, 1981-1984

Management assignments with other companies, including area of responsibility: 

Chairman in eight and Deputy Chairman in one of the subsidiaries wholly owned by VELUX A/S

Altaterra Kft., Chairman
Geberit AG, Board Member

Responsiblities in organisations or bodies, including area of responsibility:

Member of the Confederation of Danish Industry

Educational background: 
Stanford University, USA, 1997
IMD, Switzerland, 1989
Aarhus School of Business

Close
Carsten Hellmann

Carsten Hellmann

President & CEO of ALK and member of the Coloplast Board About Carsten Hellmann
Close

Carsten Hellmann

Date of birth: 
24 April 1964

Board responsibility at Coloplast:
Member of the Board elected by the General Meeting

Member of the Board since:
December 2017

This Board member is considered to be independent

Organisational affiliation:
President & CEO, ALK

Work experience:
2013-2016: Sanofi, CEO Merial/EVP & Member of Executive Committee Sanofi                        
2006-2013: Chr. Hansen, EVP, Global Sales & Colors & Blends Division
2000-2006: Nunc Group International:              
2005-2006: President & CEO, Nunc Group & Group VP Fischer Scientific Products
2000-2005: President & CEO, Nunc Group
1997-2000: Pronosco, EVP & COO;
1996-1996: Synthelabo, Sales & Marketing Director, Scandinavia
1993-1996: Novo Nordisk:
1996-1996: Head of Business Intelligence & Strategic Alliances
1995-1995: Head of Business Development & CNS Marketing
1993-1994: International Sales & Marketing Manager, Plasma/Blood Products
1991-1993: Radiometer:
1992-1993: International Product Manager, Radiometer
1991-1992: Medical Product Specialist, Radiometer Medical

Educational background:
BSc, Business Administration (Copenhagen Business School)
MSc, Information Management (Lancaster University Management School)

Close
Birgitte Nielsen

Birgitte Nielsen

Member of the Coloplast Board About Birgitte Nielsen
Close

Birgitte Nielsen

Download high resolution picture

Date of Birth:

13 September 1963

Board responsibility at Coloplast:

Member of the Board elected by the General Meeting

Member of the Board since:

December 2015

This Board member is considered to be independent

Board affiliation:

Matas A/S (Member of the Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee)

De Forenede Ejendomsselskaber A/S (Member of the Board)

Topdanmark A/S (Member of the Board, Member of the Audit Committee)

Kirk Kapital A/S (Member of the Board)

Arkil A/S (Member of the Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee)

The Danish Rheumatism Association (Gigtforeningen) (Member of the Board)

Former Board affiliation:

2008-2015: Finansiel Stabilitet A/S

2006-2013: Novenco A/S

2005-2013: Storebrand ASA

2005-2012: Buy Aid A/S

2005-2010: Energinet DK

2005-2010: Faber A/S

2004-2010: Team Danmark (2008-2010: Deputy Chairman of the Board)

2005-2009: Ideas A/S

2006-2009: Netkoncept Service & Facility Management A/S

2007-2008: JMI Invest (27/11/2007-12/12/2008: Chairman of the Board)

2004-2007: Royal Greenland (20/12/2006-22/03/2007: Chairman of the Board)

Work experience:

2006-: Professional Board work

2003-2006: Nielsen + Axelsson ApS

 

1992-2003: FLS Industries A/S:

2000-2003: Chief Financial Officer

1999-2000: Vice President, Group Corporate Control

1996-1999: Vice President, Group Financial Officer

1992-1996: Treasury Manager

 

1986-1992: Danske Bank A/S:

1990-1992: Vice President, Interest Rate Derivatives Trading

1989-1990: Implementation of Risk Management System, New York Branch

1986-1989: Dealer, Commercial Paper & Liquidity Risk Management, Arbitrage

1983-1986: Banking education

 

Educational background:

1993: Graduate Diploma (HD), Accounting & Finance, Copenhagen Business School

1989: Graduate Diploma (HD), Foreign Trade, Copenhagen Business School

Cedep/lnsead: General Management Program

Close
Jette Nygaard-Andersen

Jette Nygaard-Andersen

CEO of MTG and Member of the Coloplast Board About Jette Nygaard-Andersen
Close

Jette Nygaard-Andersen

Download high resolution picture

Date of Birth:

22 October 1968

Board responsibility at Coloplast:

Member of the Board elected by the General Meeting

Member of the Board since:

December 2015

This Board member is considered to be independent

Organisational affiliation:

Chief Executive Officer, Modern Times Group Central European Operations & Chief Executive Officer Modern Times Group Broadcast Product & Technology Group

Executive Vice President, Modern Times Group AB (MTG AB)

Management assignments with other companies, including area of responsibility:

Prima Holding a.s. (Member of the Board)

Nova Broadcasting Group (Member of the Board)

Serves on the boards of wholly owned MTG subsidiaries

Senior Mentor, Women Leaders Up, Sweden

Network member, Women on Board, Denmark

Former Board affiliation:

2011-2015: Various board positions with wholly owned MTG subsidiaries

2006-2007: Easy Warm Milk A/S (Member of the Board)

Work experience:

2013-2015: Chief Executive Officer, Modern Times Group Nordic & Baltic Pay-TV Operations

2011-2013: Chief Executive Officer, Viasat A/S (Acting CEO Nordic Pay TV Operations)

2010-2011: Own company, Advisor & Consultant, TMT Sector

2005-2010: Chief Operating Officer, Modern Times Group, MTG A/S

2003-2005: Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Viasat A/S

1997-2003: Accenture A/S, TMT & Strategy Praksis

1993-1997: A. P. Møller-Maersk A/S

1990-1992: Nordisk Film

Educational background:

1993: MSc, Business, Finance & Economics, University of Copenhagen

Executive leadership education:

- lnsead, Executive Development Programs

- Columbia University, Executive Leadership Programs

Close
Thomas Barfod

Thomas Barfod

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

Thomas Barfod

Download high resolution picture

Date of birth: 
18 August 1970

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

Member of the Board since: 
December 2006

Latest re-election: 
December 2014

This Board member is not considered to be independent

Organisational affiliation: 

With Coloplast since 1991

Educational background: 
Basic Vocational Education

Commercial training

Close
Torben Rasmussen

Torben Rasmussen

Electrician and member of the Coloplast Board Torben Rasmussen
Close

Torben Rasmussen

Download high resolution picture

Date of birth: 
6 June 1960

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

Member of the Board since: 

December 2010

Latest re-election:

December 2014

This Board member is not considered to be independent

Organisational affiliation: 

With Coloplast since 1988

Educational background: 
Electrician

Close
Martin Giørtz Müller

Martin Giørtz Müller

Senior Project Manager, Global Quality, and member of the Coloplast Board Martin Giørtz Müller
Close

Headline text

Date of birth: 

16 June 1963

Board responsibility at Coloplast: 

Member of the Board elected by the employees

Member of the Board since:  

December 2014

This Board member is not considered to be independent

Organisational affiliation: 

With Coloplast since 2000

Educational background: 

Bachelor of Engineering

Close
View desktop version