Board of Directors

  • Chairman of the Board and member since 1974
  • Majority Shareholder of KIRKBI A/S
  • President and CEO of the LEGO Group 1979-2004
  • Chairman of the Board of Koldingvej 2 Billund A/S and Ole Kirk’s Fond
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of the LEGO Foundation and Board member in LEGO A/S and CoC Office A/S and four fully owned subsidiaries of KIRKBI A/S


  • Deputy Chairman of the Board and member since 2008
  • CEO of William Demant Invest A/S
  • Chairman of the Board of Founders A/S, Jeudan A/S, Nissens A/S, Vision RT Ltd., the Thomas B. Thrige Foundation and Össur hf
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of William Demant Holding A/S and ABOUT YOU Holding GmbH
  • Member of the Board of Boston Holding A/S and Sennheiser Communication A/S
  • Member of the Board since 2001
  • Chairman of the Board of Danske Spil A/S, The Loevenholm Foundation, Nature Energy Biogas A/S, Velliv fmba and The Green Museum
  • Member of the Board of DLR Kredit A/S, Velliv Pension & Livsforsikring A/S, Fællesfonden and Askov High School
  • Member of the Board of Representatives of The Danish Central Bank, Hedeselskabet, Velliv and Sydbank A/S
  • Member of the Board since 2008
  • CEO of Maj Invest Holding A/S 
  • Chairman of the Board of Haldor Topsøe A/S
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Maj Bank A/S, Novo Nordisk A/S and Symphogen A/S
  • Member of the Board of Novo Holdings A/S
  • Member of the executive management of Maj Invest Equity A/S, Det Kgl. Vajsenhus and Emlika ApS


  • Member of the Board since 2007
  • Shareholder of KIRKBI A/S and representing the fourth generation of the owner family
  • Chairman of the Board of the LEGO Foundation and Great Northern A/S
  • Deputy Chairman of LEGO Brand Group, LEGO A/S and Board member in four fully owned subsidiaries of KIRKBI A/S
  • Executive Management member of Kirk og Kirk Holding ApS and management roles in four subsidiaries