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Board of Trustees

Lars_Olsen_Chairman_LEO_Foundation

Lars Olsen

Chairman

MD, MBA

 

Elected to the Board of Trustees

2015 (re-elected 2017, end of term 2019)

 

Special skills

General management, R&D, sales and marketing

 

Born

1965

Background

Executive Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing, LEO Pharma

Executive Vice President, Research & Development, LEO Pharma

 

Other management positions

The LEO Pharma Research Foundation, Chairman

 

Appointed by authorities

No

 

Considered independent

No

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Jens Bo Olesen

Vice Chairman

MSc Pharmacy, Dieu (Mannaz) VL

 

Elected to the Board of Trustees

2007 (re-elected 2017, end of term 2019)

Elected Vice Chairman in 2011

 

Special skills

General management, sales and marketing

 

Born 

1951

Background

Executive Vice President, LEO Pharma

Vice President, Dumex A/S

Vice President, LEO Pharma

General Manager Middle East, LEO Pharma

 

Other management positions

LEO Pharma Research Foundation, Board member

 

Appointed by authorities

No

 

Considered independent

No

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Allan Carsten Dahl

Principal Scientist

MSc Chemistry, PhD

 

Elected to the Board of Trustees

2015 (re-elected 2017, end of term 2019)

 

Special skills

Organic process R&D, CMC development

 

Born

1967

Background

Development Chemist, PharmaZell Denmark A/S
Development Chemist, GEA Pharmaceutical A/S
Development Chemist, H. Lundbeck A/S
Research and Development Chemist, Niels Clauson-Kaas A/S

 

Appointed by authorities

No

 

Considered independent

No

 

Employee-elected member of the board

Cristina Lage
Cristina Lage

Board member

MSc Economics

 

Elected to the Board of Trustees

2016 (re-elected 2017, end of term 2019)

 

Special skills

General and change management, investment and asset management, financial risk management

 

Born

1954

Background

CEO, Unipension

CEO, Nordea Invest

CEO, Nordea Liv og Pension

Secretary General, Social Liberal Party

CEO, TV2/ Danmark

CEO, Louisiana Museum of modern Art

Financial Director, ISS Scandinavia

 

Other management positions

LEO Pharma A/S, Board member

Det Obelske Familiefond, Board member

SEB Pension DK, Board member and Chairman audit committee

Alm. Brand Invest, Vice Chairman

Den Berlingske Fond, Board member

C.L. Davids Fond, board member

Nykredit, member of Board of Representatives

 

Appointed by authorities

No

 

Considered independent

Yes

Eivind
Eivind Kolding

Board member

MA Law, admitted to the Danish High Court

 

Elected to the Board of Trustees

2017 (end of term 2019)

 

Special skills

General management, finance, law

 

Born

1959

Background

CEO, Novo A/S

CEO, Danske Bank A/S

Group CFO, later CEO A.P.Møller-Mærsk A/S

Lawyer, Bornstein & Grønborg

 

Other management positions

Danish Ship Finance, Chairman

CASA Group, Chairman

NNIT, Board member

Axcelfuture, Advisory board member

Bech-Bruun, Advisory board member

The Boston Consulting Group, Senior Advisor

Kunstforeningen Gammel Strand, Chairman

 

Appointed by authorities

No

 

Considered independent

Yes

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Ingelise Saunders

Board member

MSc Pharmacy

 

Elected to the Board of Trustees

2016 (re-elected 2017, end of term 2019)

 

Special skills

General management, biotech, Big Pharma sales and marketing, business development and drug development

 

Born

1949

Background
CEO, Action Pharma A/S
CEO, SLS Invest AB
CEO, Celltech Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Executive Vice President, NovoNordisk A/S

 

Other management positions

LEO Pharma A/S, Board member

LEO Pharma Research Foundation, Board member

Acesion Pharma ApS, Chairman
MinervaX Aps, Chairman

 

Appointed by authorities

No

 

Considered independent

Yes

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Jannie Kogsbøll

Process Assistant

 

Elected to the Board of Trustees

1998 (re-elected 2017, end of term 2019)

 

Special skills

Production, processes

 

Born

1962

Background

F Group A/S (Fona)

 

Other management positions

LEO Pharma A/S, Board member, employee-elected

Employee Union, treasurer

 

Appointed by authorities

No

 

Considered independent

No

 

Employee-elected member of the board

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Jens Holm

Senior Manager

Accountant

 

 

Elected to the Board of Trustees

2010 (re-elected 2017, end of term 2019)

 

Special skills

Auditor, risk management, insurance

 

Born

1956

Background
East Asiatic Company (ØK)
GN Store Nord
Ernst & Young

 

Appointed by authorities

No

 

Considered independent

No

 

Employee-elected member of the board

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John Mehlbye

Board member

BSc Production Engineering

 

Elected to the Board of Trustees

2008 (re-elected 2017, end of term 2019)

 

Special skills

General management, product supply

 

Born

1950

Background

Executive Vice President, LEO Pharma
Managing Director, Pantherplast A/S
Vice President, LEO Pharma
Director, Dumex A/S
Site Director, FDB
Technical Director, DANIDA (Lesotho)

 

Other positions

LEO Pharma Research Foundation, Board member
Østagergaard, Board member

 

Appointed by authorities

No

 

Considered independent

No

Peter
Dr Peter Schwarz

Board member

Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Copenhagen University Hospital & Director, Research Center for Ageing and Osteoporosis

MD, DMSci, Medicine

 

Elected to the Board of Trustees

2017 (end of term 2019)

 

Special skills

Endocrinology, Medicine, Clinical Biochemistry

 

Born

1959

Background

Research Fellow, Havard Medical School

Head of Department, Hvidovre Hospital

Professor, Glostrup Hospital

 

Appointed by authorities

No

 

Considered independent

Yes