21 December 2017

FLSmidth appoints new Head of Product Companies Division

FLSmidth has appointed Mr Jan Kjaersgaard new Group Executive Vice President, Product Companies Division, and a member of Group Executive Management.

Jan Kjaersgaard, aged 51 and a Danish citizen, will take up the position as Head of Product Companies Division on 1 March 2018.

Jan Kjaersgaard holds a Master of Business Administration from Aalborg University and comes from Bladt Industries A/S where he currently serves as CEO. His previous positions include Managing Director, Siemens Wind Power A/S, CEO, Global Onshore, Siemens Wind Power, CEO, Business Unit EMEA, Siemens Wind Power, CEO, Siemens Wind Power, Americas, CEO, Siemens Wind Power, Offshore and Vice President, Global Sales, Siemens Wind Power.

“I am very pleased that Jan Kjaersgaard has accepted the invitation to join our Group Executive Management as Head of Product Companies Division. Jan has extensive experience with global engineering products and in creating value for customers. He will take on a key role in implementing activities that will strengthen our business and secure our growth potential,” says Group CEO Thomas Schulz.

"Supporting FLSmidth on its journey will be an inspiring task. FLSmidth has a tradition for delivering high quality, and I look forward to using my competences to help the company deliver productivity enhancement," says Jan Kjaersgaard.

Thomas Schulz, Group CEO