Industrial advisors

Arne Bernroth

Copenhagen

Arne Bernroth is a former deputy managing director and regional director for Nordea in southern Sweden, VP at Skandia in Sweden and EVP at Skandia International. He is chairman of the boards of Nordax Group, Emra gruppen and Achilles Invest.

Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen

Copenhagen

Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen is deputy chairman of Novozymes, chairman of Uhrenholt, a director of IFC Europe and an associate professor at Copenhagen Business School. He was previously president and CEO of Carlsberg and president of Gillette Group AMEE (Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe) and Gillette Group Europe (UK, Ireland, Nordics and Benelux).

Søren Gade

Copenhagen

Søren Gade is a former CEO of the Danish Agriculture and Food Council (2012-14) and previously served as a member of parliament for the Liberal Party (2001-10), including as defence minister (2004-10). He returned to parliament in 2015 and currently serves as group chair and national auditor for the Liberal Party.

Lars Nørby Johansen

Copenhagen

Lars Nørby Johansen was CEO of Falck for 16 years and then its chairman for a further ten. He chairs various boards, including Codan, Dansk Vækstkapital, Copenhagen Airports, William Demant Holding, University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Growth Council.

Henrik Heideby

Copenhagen

Henrik Heideby is a former CEO of PFA (2001-14) and currently chairman of IC Group and Carlsberg Byen, among others, and deputy chairman of FIH.

Bengt Lejsved

Copenhagen

Bengt Lejsved is Nordic Partner at Career Management International (CMI). He was formerly president of executive search company Heidrick & Struggles in EMEA and vice chairman and executive director of Heidrick & Struggles International.

Humphrey Lau

Copenhagen

Humphrey Lau is CEO of Grundfos China and a GSVP at Grundfos Management. He also sits on the boards of Mita-Teknik and the Danish-Chinese Business Forum. Humphrey was previously a CVP at Novozymes.

Mats Nordlander

Copenhagen

Mats Nordlander is president of SCA Paper and CEO/owner of Assegai. He was previously an EVP at Stora Enso (2009-14) and CEO at Papyrus (2003-08).

Lotta Lundén

Copenhagen

Lotta Lundén is a member of the boards of Bergendahl & Son, Twilfit, FM Mattsson Mora Group, Boozt and Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation. She previously worked at IKEA in various senior positions and was CEO of Guldfynd.

Jørgen Tang-Jensen

Copenhagen

Jørgen Tang-Jensen is CEO of Velux. He has been with the company since 1981 and held a number of key positions in both Europe and the USA. He also sits on the boards of Geberit and Coloplast.

Lars Rasmussen

Copenhagen

Lars Rasmussen has been CEO and president of Coloplast since 2008, having also served as COO and CCO at the company in a career spanning more than 25 years. Lars Rasmussen is chairman of H. Lundbeck and a member of the board of William Demant Holding. In 2016, Lars Rasmussen will become a Senior Industrial Advisor and will thus step down from Axcel's Advisory Board.

Leif Teksum

Copenhagen

Leif Teksum is chairman of the board of Yara International and was previously employed at DNB Bank in Norway, serving as a group executive vice president from 2003 to 2013.

Industrial advisors

Arne Bernroth

Copenhagen

Arne Bernroth is a former deputy managing director and regional director for Nordea in southern Sweden, VP at Skandia in Sweden and EVP at Skandia International. He is chairman of the boards of Nordax Group, Emra gruppen and Achilles Invest.

Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen

Copenhagen

Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen is deputy chairman of Novozymes, chairman of Uhrenholt, a director of IFC Europe and an associate professor at Copenhagen Business School. He was previously president and CEO of Carlsberg and president of Gillette Group AMEE (Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe) and Gillette Group Europe (UK, Ireland, Nordics and Benelux).

Søren Gade

Copenhagen

Søren Gade is a former CEO of the Danish Agriculture and Food Council (2012-14) and previously served as a member of parliament for the Liberal Party (2001-10), including as defence minister (2004-10). He returned to parliament in 2015 and currently serves as group chair and national auditor for the Liberal Party.

Lars Nørby Johansen

Copenhagen

Lars Nørby Johansen was CEO of Falck for 16 years and then its chairman for a further ten. He chairs various boards, including Codan, Dansk Vækstkapital, Copenhagen Airports, William Demant Holding, University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Growth Council.

Henrik Heideby

Copenhagen

Henrik Heideby is a former CEO of PFA (2001-14) and currently chairman of IC Group and Carlsberg Byen, among others, and deputy chairman of FIH.

Bengt Lejsved

Copenhagen

Bengt Lejsved is Nordic Partner at Career Management International (CMI). He was formerly president of executive search company Heidrick & Struggles in EMEA and vice chairman and executive director of Heidrick & Struggles International.

Humphrey Lau

Copenhagen

Humphrey Lau is CEO of Grundfos China and a GSVP at Grundfos Management. He also sits on the boards of Mita-Teknik and the Danish-Chinese Business Forum. Humphrey was previously a CVP at Novozymes.

Mats Nordlander

Copenhagen

Mats Nordlander is president of SCA Paper and CEO/owner of Assegai. He was previously an EVP at Stora Enso (2009-14) and CEO at Papyrus (2003-08).

Lotta Lundén

Copenhagen

Lotta Lundén is a member of the boards of Bergendahl & Son, Twilfit, FM Mattsson Mora Group, Boozt and Karl-Adam Bonnier Foundation. She previously worked at IKEA in various senior positions and was CEO of Guldfynd.

Jørgen Tang-Jensen

Copenhagen

Jørgen Tang-Jensen is CEO of Velux. He has been with the company since 1981 and held a number of key positions in both Europe and the USA. He also sits on the boards of Geberit and Coloplast.

Lars Rasmussen

Copenhagen

Lars Rasmussen has been CEO and president of Coloplast since 2008, having also served as COO and CCO at the company in a career spanning more than 25 years. Lars Rasmussen is chairman of H. Lundbeck and a member of the board of William Demant Holding. In 2016, Lars Rasmussen will become a Senior Industrial Advisor and will thus step down from Axcel's Advisory Board.

Leif Teksum

Copenhagen

Leif Teksum is chairman of the board of Yara International and was previously employed at DNB Bank in Norway, serving as a group executive vice president from 2003 to 2013.