Governance

Here you can find information about how FLSmidth is governed.

FLSmidth governance

Composition of the Board

FLSmidth & Co. A/S's board membership profile reflects substantial managerial experience from internationally operating companies.

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Pictured from left to right: Jens Peter Koch, Marius Jacques Kloppers, Mette Dobel, Torkil Bentzen, Vagn Ove Sørensen , Richard Robinson Smith (Rob Smith), Caroline Grégoire Sainte Marie, Tom Knutzen, Sten Jakobsson and Søren Quistgaard Larsen


Member since

Nationality

Age

Independent

Committees

Special competencies

Vagn Sørensen, Chairman

2009

Danish

57

Yes

Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committees. Member of the Audit Committee.

- Former CEO
- Experience in acquisitions and disposals
- Financing
- Stock markets
- International contracts
- Accounting

Torkil Bentzen, Vice Chairman

2002

Danish

70

No

Chairman of the
Technology Committee.
Member of the Nomination
and Compensation
Committees.

- Former CEO
- Experience in technology management
- Mergers and acquisitions
- International contracts

Sten Jakobsson

2011

Swedish

68

Yes

Member of the
Audit Committee.

- Former CEO
- Experience in acquisitions and disposals
- Financing and stock markets
- International contracts
- Building contracting
- Accounting

Tom Knutzen

2012

Danish

54

Yes

Chairman of
the Audit Committee.

- CEO
- Former CFO
- Experience in global high technology manufacturing companies
- Technology development
- Acquisitions and disposals
- Financing and stock markets
- International contracts
- Accounting

Caroline Grégoire
Sainte Marie

2012

French

59

Yes

 

 
Member of the Audit and the Technology Committees

- Former CEO and CFO
- Experience in acquisitions and disposals
- Financing and stock markets
- International contracts
- Accounting
- Extensive knowledge of the cement industry

Marius Jacques
Kloppers

2016

Australian/South African

54

Yes

 


Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committees. 

- Former CEO
- Experience in merger and acquisitions
- Financing and stock markets
- International contracts
- Technology management
- Minerals and energy and process industry
- Large capital projects
- Commodity markets and trading

Richard Robinson
Smith (Rob Smith)

2016

German/
American

51

Yes

 

Member of the Technology Committee 

- Experience in merger and acquisitions
- International contracts
- Technology management
- Industrial
- Operations
- Supply chain experience

Mette Dobel

2009

Danish

49

Employee-elected

 


Søren Quistgaard Larsen

2013

Danish

38

Employee-elected

Jens Peter Koch

2013

Danish

33

Employee-elected

Member of the Technology Committee