Management and Board

FLSmidth is managed by top professionals with years of experience in the engineering and financial worlds, as well as in the cement and minerals industries.

Board of Directors

FLSmidth & Co. A/S Board of Directors consists of experienced business executives who each brings with them professional insight and hands-on experience that match FLSmidth's needs.

Pictured from left to right: Jens Peter Koch, Sten Jakobsson, Martin Ivert, Søren Quistgaard Larsen, Caroline Grégoire Sainte Marie, Torkil Bentzen, Vagn Sørensen, Mette Dobel, Tom Knutzen

Vagn Sørensen, Chairman

Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2011. Elected Member of the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting in 2009, MSc (Econ. and Bus.Admin.), born 1959, Danish, male. Member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration committees.

Managerial posts: Chairman of the Boards of Directors of TDC A/S (Denmark), Scandic Hotels AB (Sweden), Select Service Partner Plc (UK) and UC4 Software GmbH (Germany). Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of DFDS A/S (Denmark). Member of the Boards of Directors of Lufthansa Cargo (Germany), Air Canada (Canada), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (USA), Braganza AS (Norway), CP Dyvig & Co. A/S (Denmark), Nordic Aviation Capital A/S (Denmark), Det Rytmiske Musikhus' Fond (Denmark) and Koncertvirksomhedens Fond (Denmark).

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 2,466 shares.

 

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Torkil Bentzen, Vice Chairman

 

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2012. Elected Member of the Board of Directors at the General Meeting in 2002, MSc (Engineering), born 1946, Danish, male. Chairman of the Technology Committee. Member of the Remuneration and Nomination committees.

Managerial posts: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (Denmark), EUDP (Energy Development and Demonstration Programme) (Denmark) and Klimakonsortiet (the Climate Consortium) (Denmark). Member of the Boards of Directors of Mesco Denmark A/S (Denmark) and Siemens Aktieselskab (Denmark). Senior Adviser to the Board of Directors of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Ltd. (Japan). 

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 5,000 shares.

 

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Martin Ivert

Member of the Board of Directors elected at the General Meeting in 2008, MSc (Metallurgy), born 1948, Swedish, male. Member of the Technology Committee.

Managerial posts: Chairman of Swerea (Swedish Research) and Åkers Group (Sweden). Member of the Board of Directors of Ovako (Sweden).

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 300 shares.

 

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Sten Jakobsson

Member of the Board of Directors elected at the General Meeting in 2011, MSc (Mechanical Engineering), born 1949, Swedish, male. Member of the Audit Committee.

Managerial posts: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Power Wind Partners AB (Sweden). Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of SAAB (Sweden). Member of the Boards of Directors of LKAB (Sweden), Stena Metall (Sweden) and Xylem Inc (USA).

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 2,000 shares.

 

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Tom Knutzen

Member of the Board of Directors elected at the General Meeting since 2012, born 1962, MSc (Economics) in Finance and Strategic Planning, Danish, male. Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Managerial posts: Member of the Board of Directors and the Board Risk Committee for Nordea Bank AB (publ).

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 7,300 shares.

 

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Caroline Grégoire Sainte Marie

Member of the Board of Directors elected at the Annual General Meeting since 2012, Commercial Law BA, born 1957, French, female. Member of the Technology Committee.

Managerial posts: Member of the Board of Directors of Safran SA (France), Groupama SA (France) and Eramet (France).

Shareholdings in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 150 shares.

 

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Mette Dobel

 

Employee-elected member of the Board of Directors since 2009, born 1967, BSc (Commercial Engineering), Global Product Manager, Danish, female.

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 864 shares.

 

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Søren Quistgaard Larsen

 

Employee-elected member of the Board of Directors since 2013, born 1978, BSc (Electrical Engineering), Proposal Manager, Danish, male.

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 65 shares.

 

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Jens Peter Koch

 

Employee-elected member of the Board of Directors since 2013, born 1982, MSc (Electrical Engineering) and HD (International Business), Business Developer, Danish, male.

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 40 shares.

 

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