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Annual Report 2014/15Detailed Picture

Management

Board of Directors

OLE ANDERSEN

Professional board member
Born 1956. Independent
Chairman since 2010. Re-elected 2014, term expires 2015
Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees
Member of the Audit Committee

Other board positions:
Chairman: Danske Bank A/S, Bang & Olufsen A/S and one group company
Member: Nomination Committee of NASDAQ OMX Nordic Ltd., Danish Committee on Corporate Governance
Senior Advisor: EQT Partners
Adjunct professor: CBS (Copenhagen Business School)

Skills:
Professional experience in managing and developing large international companies. Extensive board experience, including from listed companies. Financial and accounting expertise.

FRÉDÉRIC STÉVENIN

Partner at PAI Partners
Born 1966. Independent
Vice chairman
Member since 2005. Re-elected 2014, term expires 2015
Member of the Audit and Nomination Committees

Other board positions:
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Cerba European Lab  and member of the Board of Directors/Manager of two group companies
Member of the Board of Directors of Kaufman & Broad SA and Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of one group company
Chairman/member of the Board of Directors of Domus Vi and two group companies
Member of the Supervisory Board of Labeyrie and Chairman/member of the Board of Directors of two group companies
Member: Marcolin SpA and two group companies, two R&R Ice Cream group companies, PAI Partners SAS and PAI Partners UK Ltd., SaintPey Holding
Manager: Alta Rocca Investissements and G.A.V.U. Gestion Sprl.

Skills:
Professional experience in investing in large international companies. Financial and accounting expertise. Extensive board experience, including from listed companies.

MARK A. WILSON

Born 1952. Independent
Member since 2010. Re-elected 2014, term expires 2015
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Skills:
International CEO/MD with over 40 years in fast-moving consumer goods companies and service/B2B industries in Asian, South American, UK, Irish and international markets. Financial and accounting experience.

SØREN CARLSEN

Born 1952. Independent
Member since 2012. Re-elected 2014, term expires 2015
Chairman of the Scientific Committee

Other board positions:
Member: PreSeed Innovation (previously DTU Symbion Innovation), Biosyntia A/S

Skills:
Extensive international experience, knowledge and skills within research & development and investments in biotechnology.

DOMINIQUE REINICHE

Born 1955. Independent
Member since 2013. Re-elected 2014, term expires 2015
Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees

Other board positions:
Board member of PayPal Luxembourg, member of the Governance and Remuneration Committee
AXA Global Insurance Group, member of the Compensation & Governance Committee
Supervisory Board member and member of the Audit; Finance and Nomination; Governance & Remuneration Committees: Peugeot S.A. (PSA Peugeot Citroën)

Skills:
Professional experience from positions in the food, beverage and hygiene/beauty care industries at Procter & Gamble and Kraft Jacobs Suchard (now Mondelēz International). 22 years of senior leadership positions at French and then European level within The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Enterprises.

TIINA MATILLA-SANDHOLM

Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer and member of the Board of Executives of Valio Oy, Finland
Born 1958. Independent
Elected 2014, term expires 2015
Member of the Scientific Committee

Other board positions:
Chairman: Nutrition Foundation
Member: Natural Resources Institute (LUKE)

Skills:
Scientific knowledge and competencies as well as extensive managerial and commercial experience from research institutes and a leading dairy group company.

KRISTIAN VILLUMSEN

Executive Vice President of Chronic Care at Coloplast A/S
Born 1970. Independent
Elected 2014, term expires 2015
Member of the Audit Committee

Skills:
Extensive knowledge of the medico and life science industry as well as solid international and managerial experience of both European and emerging markets.

SVEND LAULUND

Manager. External Affairs, Chr. Hansen A/S
Born 1954
Employee representative
Member since 2006. Re-elected 2013, term expires 2017

Other board positions:
Member: Scandinavian Property Investment 11

MADS BENNEDSEN

Senior Research Scientist, Chr. Hansen A/S
Born 1964
Employee representative
Member since 2013, term expires 2017

PER POULSEN

Senior Technology Specialist, Chr. Hansen A/S
Born 1966
Employee representative
Member since 2013, term expires 2017

Executive Board

CEES DE JONG

President & Chief Executive Officer, Chr. Hansen Holding A/S
Born 1961

Education:
Master of Business Administration from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands
Doctor of Medicine, Erasmus University, Netherlands
Joined Chr. Hansen in 2013

Board positions:
Member: Supervisory Board of Protein Sciences Corporation (USA)

SØREN WESTH LONNING

Chief Financial Officer, Chr. Hansen Holding A/S
Born 1977

Education:
M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting (cand.merc.fir.) from Copenhagen Business School 2002
Joined Chr. Hansen in 2007

Board positions:
CEO and sole shareholder of MNGT4 SWL ApS

KNUD VINDFELDT

Executive Vice President, Cultures & Enzymes Division, Chr. Hansen Holding A/S
Born 1963

Education:
Master of Dairy Science
Bachelor of International Business
Joined Chr. Hansen in 1991