Henrik Poulsen

Department
Board of Directors
Position
Board member

Member of the Board since 2021.

Henrik Poulsen was born in 1967 and is a Danish national. He received an MSc in Finance & Accounting and a BSc in International Business from Aarhus School of Business, Denmark.

In the period 1999-2006, Henrik Poulsen held various executive roles with LEGO, eventually becoming Executive Vice President of Markets & Products. From 2007-2008, he served as Operating Executive of Capstone, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. in the UK. In 2008, Henrik Poulsen was appointed as CEO and President of the Danish telecommunication company TDC Group. From 2012-2020, he served as CEO and President of Ørsted A/S, a global leader in renewable energy.

Currently, Henrik Poulsen serves as senior advisor to A.P. Møller Holding. He is Chair of the Board of Faerch Group A/S, Deputy Chair of the Board and member of the Transaction Committee of ISS A/S, as well as Deputy Chair of the Board and member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees of Carlsberg A/S, all based in Denmark. Furthermore, Henrik Poulsen serves as board member and audit committee member of Novo Nordisk A/S and board member of Ørsted A/S, both based in Denmark, as well as member of the Supervisory Board of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, based in Germany.