Engaged ownership

The LEO Foundation is the owner of LEO Pharma A/S.

The Foundation exercises engaged and ambitious ownership of LEO Pharma as part of our efforts to ensure the company’s long-term development and success as a global leader in dermatology, delivering outstanding results.

LEO Pharma A/S

Founded in 1908, LEO Pharma develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceutical drugs globally to patients suffering from skin diseases.


year founded


currently employing 6,000 professionals across 60 countries


Supplying treatments to people with medical needs in more than 130 countries around the world

A clear charter

The charter sets the overall purpose and objective of the Foundation and defines how it should be governed.​

In accordance with the charter, the Foundation’s primary purpose and objective is to ensure the continuance of LEO Pharma.

The charter defines the Foundation’s philanthropic field as support to research within medicine, chemistry and pharmacy​.