Following the announcement that Lars Rebien Sørensen will relinquish his role as CEO of Novo Nordisk A/S at the end of 2016, the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo A/S will nominate Lars Rebien Sørensen to the two Boards of Directors in March 2017.
“We have great respect for the results achieved by Lars Rebien Sørensen during his sixteen years at the helm of Novo Nordisk A/S,” says Sten Scheibye, Chairman, Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo A/S. “With the competences and experience that Lars Rebien Sørensen has, we found it obvious to ask him to consider standing for election to the Boards of Directors of the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo A/S. I am very pleased to confirm that Lars Rebien Sørensen has agreed to take on this dual responsibility.”
Sten Scheibye, Chairman, Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo A/S. Contact Christian Mostrup Scheel, Press Officer, email@example.com, +45 3067 4805