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Management and Board of Directors

Executive Management

Kristian Villumsen

Kristian Villumsen

President & CEO About Kristian Villumsen
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Kristian Villumsen

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President & CEO

With Coloplast since

2008

Previous responsibilities in Coloplast

Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets
Senior Vice President, Region Europe
Senior Vice President, Global Marketing
Executive Vice President, Chronic Care

Responsibilities in organisations or bodies, including area of responsibility:

Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, Member of the Board

Educational background

MA Political Science, Aarhus University
MA in Public Policy, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government

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Anders Lonning-Skovgaard

Anders Lonning-Skovgaard

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

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Executive Vice President, CFO

With Coloplast since

2006

Educational background

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

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Paul Marcun

Paul Marcun

Executive Vice President, Chronic Care About Paul Marcun
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Paul Marcun

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Executive Vice President, Chronic Care

With Coloplast since

2015

Educational background

MBA in Corporate Finance & Marketing, 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

With Coloplast since

1992

Educational background

BPSE, IMD, 2007

E*MBA, Scandinavian International Management Institute, 2001

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

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Board of Directors

Lars Rasmussen

Lars Rasmussen

Chairman of the Coloplast Board About Lars Rasmussen
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Date of birth

31 March 1959

With Coloplast since 

1988

In this position as Chairman since

2018

Previous responsibilities in Coloplast 

President & CEO, 2008-2018
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
ADO Holding af 26.02.2004 ApS, Managing Director and Managing Director of one of its wholly owned subsidiaries
Germination af 2008 ApS, Managing Director

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

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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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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

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Members of the Board

Birgitte Nielsen

Birgitte Nielsen

Member of the Coloplast Board About Birgitte Nielsen
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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

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Jette Nygaard-Andersen

Jette Nygaard-Andersen

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

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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

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Jørgen Tang-Jensen

Jørgen Tang-Jensen

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

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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

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Carsten Hellmann

Carsten Hellmann

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

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Thomas Barfod

Thomas Barfod

Senior Controller and member of the Coloplast Board About Thomas Barfod
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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

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Nikolaj Kyhe Gundersen

Nikolaj Kyhe Gundersen

Skilled Precision Engineer, Project Management & Prototyping About Nikolaj Kyhe Gundersen
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Nikolaj Kyhe Gundersen

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Date of birth:

21 June 1969

Board responsibility at Coloplast:

Member of the Board elected by the employees

Member of the Board since:

2018

This Board member is not considered to be independent

Organisational affiliation: 

With Coloplast since 1992

Educational background: 

Skilled precision engineer

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Roland Vendelbo Pedersen

Roland Vendelbo Pedersen

Lead Negotiator, Corporate Procurement About Roland Vendelbo Pedersen
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Date of birth:

28 April 1962

Board responsibility at Coloplast:

Member of the Board elected by the employees

Member of the Board since:

2018

This Board member is not considered to be independent

Organisational affiliation: 

With Coloplast since 1998

Educational background: 

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