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.

FLSmidth management and board

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.

FLSmidth Board of Directors

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. Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committees.

Executive positions in Denmark:
Chairman of the boards of directors of TIA Technology A/S, Zebra A/S, and Thor Denmark Holding ApS.

Member of the Board of Directors of CP Dyvig &Co. A/S and JP/Politikens Hus A/S. Senior Advisor to EQT Partners.

Executive positions outside Denmark:
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nordic Aviation Capital A/S (Denmark).

Member of the Board of Directors of CP Dyvig & Co. A/S (Denmark), VFS Global, CHEP Aerospace, JP/Politikens Hus A/S (Denmark), Air Canada (Canada), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (USA), and Braganza AS (Norway).

Senior Advisor to EQT Partners and Morgan Stanley.

CEO of E-Force ApS (Denmark).

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 7,501 shares.

 

 

Marius Jacques Kloppers

Member of the Board of Directors elected at the Annual General Meeting in 2016, born 1962, Australian/South African, male. Member of the Nomination, Compensation and Technology Committees.

Executive positions in Denmark:
None.

Executive positions outside Denmark:
None.

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 0 shares.

 

 

Anne Louise Eberhard

Member of the Board of Directors elected at the Annual General Meeting in 2017, MSc (Law), born 1964, Danish, female.

Member of the Boards of Directors in Finansiel Stabilitet, Sampension KP Livsforsikring and Sampension Administrationsselskab A/S, and Solix Group AB. Faculty member at CBS (CBS Executive, Board Education), where she teaches and adds to the development of the education of Board Members among others in the financial sector. Member of the Audit committee.

 

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 0 shares.


 

Claus Østergaard

Employee-elected member of the Board of Directors since 2017, born 1966, MSc (Chemical Engineering), Chairman FLSmidth Staff Association & Automation Laboratory Specialist, Danish, Male.

 

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 20 shares.

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Knutzen, Vice Chairman

Vice Chairman 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. Member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee.

Executive positions in Denmark:
Member of the Board of Directors of Tivoli A/S and of Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker A/S.

Executive positions outside Denmark:
CEO of Jungbunzlauer Suisse AG (Switzerland).

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 12,500 shares.

 

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 and Audit Committee.

Executive positions in Denmark:
None.

Executive positions outside Denmark:
Member of the Boards of Directors of Groupama SA (France), Eramet (France), Wienerberger AG (Austria), Look&Fin (Belgium) and CALYOS (Belgium).

Founding President of DefInnov (France).

Shareholdings in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 500 shares.

 

Richard Robinson Smith (Rob Smith)

Member of the Board of Directors elected at the Annual General Meeting in 2016. PhD International Operations Management, MBA Finance, BSc Engineering, born 1965, German/American, male. Chairman of the Technology Committee.

Executive positions in Denmark:
None.

Executive positions outside Denmark:
Senior Vice President & General Managerat AGCO Corporation (USA).

Shareholding in FLSmidth & Co. A/S: 1,000 shares.

 

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.

  

Søren Quistgaard Larsen

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

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