Novo Nordisk A/S CFO Karsten Munk Knudsen was nominated to replace Marianne Wiinholt as Board member of Hempel A/S


At Hempel’s April 29 AGM, Knudsen will be put forward for election as a member of the Board of Directors of Hempel A/S. 


Wiinholt, CFO of Ørsted A/S, served on the Board and as chair of the Audit Committee since April 2017.


During this time, Hempel said she has made valuable contributions with regard to developing Hempel’s strong financial foundation and governance structure.


“I am thrilled to welcome Karsten Munk Knudsen to the Board of Hempel A/S. As CFO of Novo Nordisk A/S, one of the largest companies in Denmark, he brings to Hempel profound international experience and expertise within the financial management of global corporations,” said Richard Sand, chairman of the Board of Directors of Hempel A/S. “Karsten Munk Knudsen will play an important role in Hempel’s growth towards 2025, and in its acceleration within areas such as digitalization, innovation and sustainability.


”On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to Marianne Wiinholt for her outstanding work for the Hempel Group during the past four years,” Sand added. 


The entire Board of Directors of Hempel A/S consists of nine members. 

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