Jesper Brandgaard, Novo Nordisk

Jesper Brandgaard joined Novo Nordisk in 1999 as senior vice president of Corporate Finance and was appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer in November 2000.

Mr Brandgaard serves as chairman of the boards of SimCorp A/S and NNIT A/S, both in Denmark.

Mr Brandgaard has an MSc in Economics and Auditing from 1990 as well as an MBA from 1995, both from the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.

Mr Brandgaard is a Danish national, born October 1963.