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Lars Rebien Sørensen

Chairman

Copenhagen

Lars Rebien Sørensen joined Axcel’s Advisory Board in 2018 as Chairman of the board.

Lars is also Chairman of the boards of the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo Holdings A/S, and sits on the boards of Jungbunzlauer, Essity and Thermo Fisher Scientific. Previously, Lars was CEO of Novo Nordisk.

Additionally, Lars is an Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School and at the University of Copenhagen’s School of Life Sciences, and he was named the best-performing CEO in the world by Harvard Business Review in both 2015 and 2016.

 

Educational background

Lars Rebien Sørensen holds an MSc in Forestry from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University and a BSc in International Economics from Copenhagen Business School.