(NON-EXECUTIVE INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR)
BIRTH: 1960 | DIN – 0009110625
Mr. Thomas Videbæk is currently the Executive Vice President of Business Development for Novozymes, where he is responsible for nurturing and realizing the potential of the company’s new platforms. A chemical engineer with an eye for the next big idea and great business solution, Thomas comes to the role from the company’s former BioBusiness, which he headed from 2007‐2013 and which encompassed business ventures outside of Novozymes’ established areas. Previously, he developed diverse key functions within the organization, spanning both the commercial and operational side of the business. He was Vice President of Sales & Customer Solutions from 2005‐2007 and served as Vice President for Supply Chain Operations from 2003‐2005, where he helped build a global organization for Novozymes’ supply chain. From 1998‐2003, during the demerger, Thomas served as both Vice President for Cereal Food and Beverage Marketing and General Manager for Novozymes Switzerland. In Novo Nordisk A/S, Thomas’ roles included Director for Strategic Marketing, Food and Feed enzymes, where he set strategy for the food and feed industries. He also worked in a leadership position within the starch and textile businesses, the latter in the company’s U.S. operations.
Mr. Thomas holds a Ph.D. and a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark, as well as a B.Com. in International Business from Copenhagen Business School. He currently serves as member of the board of Evolva AG.
*appointed with effect from March 31, 2021