People: Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWDRY.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bert Nordberg

57 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Anders Runevad

53 2013 Group President and Chief Executive Officer

Lars Josefsson

60 2012 Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Marika Fredriksson

50 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jean-Marc Lechene

55 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Juan Araluce y Martinez de Azagra

51 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Sales Officer

Anders Vedel

56 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Turbines Officer

Michael Abildgaard Lisbjerg

39 2008 Director, Employee Representative

Joern Ankaer Thomsen

68 2004 Director

Knud Bjarne Hansen

61 2012 Director, Employee Representative

Sussie Dvinge Agerbo

43 2005 Director, Employee Representative

Kim Hvid Thomsen

50 1996 Director, Employee Representative

Henrik Andersen

46 2013 Independent Director

Carsten Bjerg

54 2011 Independent Director

Lykke Friis

44 2014 Independent Director

Eija Pitkanen

52 2012 Independent Director

Henry Stenson

58 2013 Independent Director

Lars Villadsen

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Bert Nordberg

Mr. Bert Nordberg has served as Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors in Vestas Wind Systems A/S since March 29, 2012. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. He was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Sony Mobile Communications AB (2009-2012), Head of Ericsson Sillicon Valley at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (2008-2009), Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at LM Ericsson Group (2004-2008), Senior Vice President of Group Function Sales and Marketing at LM Ericsson Group (2003-2004), Head of Business Unit Systems at LM Ericsson Group (2002-2003), Head of Business Unit Global Services at LM Ericsson Group (2001-2002), Executive Vice President (EVP)of Division Global Services at LM Ericsson Group (2000-2004), EVP of Ericsson Services at LM Ericsson Group (1999-2000), Head of Enterprise Services at LM Ericsson Group (1996-2000) and held various management positions at Digital Equipment Corporation and Data General Corp (1980-1996). He has special competence in restructuring, services and infrastructure business. He also has several years of international business experience and development market knowledge. He is Member of the Boards of AB Electrolux, BlackBerry and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA. He is Member of HP Communications, Media & Entertainment Board of Industry Advisors (the United States). He also serves as Representative for Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Sweden. He finished courses in International Management, Marketing and Finance at INSEAD University, France (1985-1986). He is also Engineer in the Swedish Marines from Berga (1979-1980) and holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from Sweden (1976-1979).

Anders Runevad

Mr. Anders Runevad has been Group President and Chief Executive Officer of Vestas Wind Systems A/S since September 1, 2013. He has experience from the telecom industry, having worked business-to-business, with complex infrastructure projects in an international environment. He is Member of the Industrial Policy Committee of the Confederation of Danish Industries. He joined from Swedish Ericsson, where he was President of Region West & Central Europe, and a member of the Ericsson Global executive team (2010-2013). He joined Ericsson in 1985 and held various positions in Ericsson Group (1985-1989), was Product Manager, Ericsson-General Electric USA (1989-1991); Product Manager / Director Product Management, Ericsson Group (1991-1996); President, Ericsson Singapore (1996-2000); Vice President Sales and Marketing, Ericsson Business unit Networks (2000-2004); President, Ericsson Brazil (2004-2006) and Director of the Board and Executive Vice President, Sony Ericsson (2006-2010). He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Institute of technology, University of Lund (1980-1984) and Master of Business Administration studies from University of Lund (1985-1989).

Lars Josefsson

Mr. Lars Josefsson has been Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vestas Wind Systems A/S since March 29, 2012. He is also Chairman of the Company’s Technology & Manufacturing Committee and Member of the Nomination & Compensation Committee. He is Independent Consultant. Previously, he held various management positions at ABB (Sweden) between 1977 and 1999. He was also President at ALSTOM Power Sweden AB (1999-2003), President of Siemens Industrial Turbines AB (2003-2004) and President of Sandvik Mining and Construction (2004-2011). He has knowledge of managing international companies including research and development, technology and production. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Etagrene Oy (Finalnd). He holds a Master of Science degree from School of Engineering Physics, Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola (1973-1977), a degree in Business Economics from Uppsala universitet (1984-1985) and he completed International Advanced Management Program (IAMP) (Switzerland) in 1990.

Marika Fredriksson

Ms. Marika Fredriksson has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Vestas Wind Systems A/S since May 1, 2013. She was also appointed Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company for a period from August 21, 2013 until September 1, 2013. She is Member of the Board of Ferronordic Machines AB and AF AB. She has experience from serving in CFO roles for 15 years in various industries and companies. She was Senior Vice President & CFO, Gambro AB (2009-2012); Senior Vice President Finance & CFO, Autoliv, Inc. (2008-2009); Senior Vice President & CFO, Volvo Construction Equipment (2005-2008); Senior Vice President & CFO, Volvo Construction Equipment International AB (2001-2005); Finance Director, Volvo Construction Equipment International AB (1996-2001); Management Consultant, Vilnius Stiklas UAB (1995); Managing Director, Cafir Trade AB (1991-1994) and Area Manager – Analysis, Svenska Handelsbanken AB (1988-1990). Ms. Fredriksson holds a Master's degree from HANKEN - Svenska handelshogskolan (the Swedish School of Economics) in Helsinki (1982-1987).

Jean-Marc Lechene

Mr. Jean-Marc Lechene has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Vestas Wind Systems A/S since July 1, 2012. He has experience in the production industry, working in companies in France, the United States, Canada and China. In his previous positions he had the operational responsibility for several factories and the task of redefining strategy and improving profitability. He also worked as a Private Consultant implementing cost reduction projects. Between 2011 and 2012, he served as President, Lechene Consulting. From 2008 to 2011, he was Executive Vice President of Truck Tires Europe at Michelin. From 1993 to 2008, he held several positions at Lafarge, among others as Senior Vice President of Cement Strategy (France), Executive Vice President of China Cement Operations and Senior Vice President & President of Canadian Cement Operations. From 1988 to 1993, he worked as Senior Manager, Manager and Assosciate at McKinsey & Company in France. He was also Deputy Technical Director (1986-1987) and Technical Sales Engineer (1984-1986) at Dassault Systemes S.A. in France. He holds Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD from 1988 and Master Degree in Engineering from Ecole des Mines de Paris from 1981.

Juan Araluce y Martinez de Azagra

Mr. Juan Araluce y Martinez de Azagra has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer (CSO) at Vestas Wind Systems A/S since February 2012. He was previously Financial Controller at Yago Group (1987-1988), Business Analysts of Retail Division at BP Spain (1988-1989), Retail Network Development Manager at BP Med. (1989-1991) and Global Customers Service Director of Oil Marketing Unit at BP Oil International (1991-1992). He also had Temporary Assignment at Polygon Retailing Ltd (1992-1993) and was Planning, Administration and Systems Development Director/Retail SAP Implementation Director of Retails Division at BP Oil Spain (1993-1995). He also served as National Business Development and Distributors Network Director of Consumer Industry Division at BP Oil Spain (1995-1999), Sales Director of Gas and Power Business Spain, Power and Renewables Europe and Africa Business Unit at BP Group (1999-2001), Business Development Director of Power and Renewables Europe and Africa Business Unit at BP Group (2001-2003), Gas Performance Unit Leader Spain of Gas, Power and Renewable Europe and Africa Business Unit at BP Group (2004-2007) and President of Vestas Mediterranean at Vestas Eolica SAU (2007-2012). In 1988, he obtained a degree in Economics and Business Administration from Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain. He also attended Doctorate level courses in Economics at ICADE, Madrid, Spain between 1992 and 1995. He completed an Advanced Management Program at IESE in Barcelona, Spain, as well as Sales and Marketing Leadership Program at Kellogg School in Chicago, the United States, in 2004. He also finished Doctorate level courses in Economics at ICADE, Madrid in Spain in 1995.

Anders Vedel

Mr. Anders Vedel has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Turbines Officer at Vestas Wind Systems A/S since February 2012. He has also been Acting Chief Solutions and Services Officer at the Company. Between 1995 and 2000, he held various positions within the Company. Between 2000 and 2002, he was Technical Director at IWT-Italian Wind Technology S.r.l. (Italy). He was also Service Manager at Vestas International Wind Technology A/S (2003-2004), Vice President (VP) of Service Northern Europe at Vestas Northern Europe AB (2004-2005), VP of Operations at Vestas-Americas Wind Technology Inc. (2005-2006), VP of CIM, Vestas Technology R&D at the Company (2006-2007), Senior VP of Vestas Technology R&D at the Company (2007-2012) and Managing Director of Vestas Technology R&D at Vestas Technology R&D Channai Pte. Ltd. (2007-2012). In 1995, he became Mechanical Engineer at Ingenioerhoejskolen Horsens in Denmark (Ingenioerhoejskolen Aarhus) and in 2002 he graduated from the Scandinavian International Management Institute in Denmark. In 2008, he completed a Business Program at IMD (International Institute for Management Development) in Switzerland.

Michael Abildgaard Lisbjerg

Mr. Michael Abildgaard Lisbjerg has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors at Vestas Wind Systems A/S since April 2008. He is Skilled Worker, Production and Shop Steward at Vestas Manufacturing A/S. he has been employed at the Company since 2001. He has knowledge of production processes and human resources of Vestas Group. He previously worked for Nordisk Daek Import A/S from 1999 to 2001. He studied Project Management at Erhversakademi MidtVest between 2010 and 2011. He has been Auto Mechanic since 1995. He completed military service at the Royal Danish Life Guards and was discharged as Technical Sergeant in 1999. He also took a Higher Preparatory Course - single subject in 1998.

Joern Ankaer Thomsen

Mr. Joern Ankaer Thomsen has served as Member of the Board of Directors at Vestas Wind Systems A/S since April 2004. He is Member of the Company’s Nomination and Compensation, as well as Audit Committees. He has been Attorney at Law and Partner at Gorrissen Federspiel since 1976. He also serves as Chairman of the Boards of Directors at Aida A/S, Aktieselskabet Schouw & Co., Carlsen Byggecenter Loegten A/S, Carlsen Supermarked Loegten A/S, Danish Industrial Equipment A/S, DB 2001 A/S, Den Professionelle Forening Danske Invest Institutional, F.M.J. A/S, Fibertex Nonwovens A/S, Fiberetex Personal Care A/S, Faamandsforeningen Danske Invest Institutional, GAM Holding A/S, GAM Wood A/S, Givesco A/S, Investeringsforeningen Danske Invest, Investeringsforeningen Danske Invest AlmenBolig, Investeringsforeningen Danske Invest Select, Kildebjerg Ry A/S, Loegten Midt A/S, Placeringsforeningen Profil Invest, Schouw & Co. Finans A/S, Specialforeningen Danske Invest, Soendergaard Give A/S and Th. C. Carlsen, Loegten A/S. He is also Member of the Boards of Directors at ASM Foods AB, Biomar Group A/S, Carletti A/S, Dan Cake A/S, Danske Invest Management A/S, Develvo Products A/S, Ejendomsselskabet Blomstervej 16 A/S, Givesco Bakery A/S, Hydra-Grene A/S and Hydra-Grene Holding A/S. He is also Chairman of Direktoer Svend Hornsylds Legat, Deputy Chairman of Jens Eskildsen og hustru Mary Antonie Eskildsen memorial foundation and Member of Koebmand Th. C. Carlsens Memorial foundation. He has knowledge of international and national legal matters, including corporate law and securities law. He obtained a Master of Law degree from Koebenhavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen) in 1970. He was Deputy Judge and Junior Associate (Denmark) and Lawyer between 1970 and 1974.

Knud Bjarne Hansen

Mr. Knud Bjarne Hansen has served as Member of the Board of Directors, Employee Representative at Vestas Wind Systems A/S since June 26, 2012. He has been Senior Vice President of Vestas Wind Systems A/S since 2013. Before that, he was Senior Vice President, Turbines R&D at the Company from 2012 until 2013. He was previously President of Vestas Towers A/S within the Company between 2005 and 2012. He joined the Company in 1989. Between 1973 and 1975, he worked as Marine Engineer at Blaesbjerg & Co. He was also Marine Engineer of Royal Danish Navy (North Atlantic Ocan) from 1975 until 1976, Operational Engineer at Danfoss A/S in 1976, Chief Engineer at Bech Rederierne A/S from 1978 until 1979, Marine Superintendent at Bech Engineering A/S between 1979 and 1981, Site Manager at B&S Environmental Engineering A/S from 1981 until 1983, Q/A Senior Quality Inspector at NGS/S&Q Tech A/S from 1983 until 1984, Marine Superintendent at Bech Engineering A/S from 1984 until 1988, International Purchaser at Inter Aqua A/S between 1988 and 1989, Head of Project Department at Vestas Danish Wind Technology A/S (1989-1995), Head of Project- & Technology Transfer Department at Vestas Wind Systems A/S (1995-1998), Vice President (VP) of Project- & Technology Transfer Department at the Company (1998-2001), Group Service Manager at the Company (2001-2003), VP of Technical Support & Projects at Vestas Int. Wind Technology A/S (2003-2004) and VP of Project Logistics & Engineering at Vestas American Wind Technology Inc. (2004-2005). He was Mechanical Fitter at HECO A/S in 1973. He has knowledge of steel and tower production, global procurement, technology transfer, services and infrastructure business and cross-cultural strategic management. In 1973 he was Mechanical Fitter at Heco A/S and he became Mechanist at Fredericia School of Marine Engineering and in 1978 he became Marine Engineer at the Aarhus School of Marine Engineering at Aarhus University (Aarhus Universitet), both in Denmark.

Sussie Dvinge Agerbo

Ms. Sussie Dvinge Agerbo has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors at Vestas Wind Systems A/S since November 2005. She is Management Assistant, Technology & service Solutions at the Company. She has been at the Company since 1990. She has knowledge of project management and organizational structures including human resources and staff development of the Vestas Group. She was IT (Information Technology) Administrator at Ringkoebing Business College/Vestjysk Business College, Skjern, in 2003. She was also Language Secretary in German for the Open Education at HIH Herning in 1997, and held the same post in English at HIH Herning in 1995. She completed commercial upper secondary examination and is office assistant (1989-1992).

Kim Hvid Thomsen

Mr. Kim Hvid Thomsen has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors at Vestas Wind Systems A/S since May 1996. He is Member of the Company’s Technology & Manufacturing Committee. He is Senior Shop Steward at the Company. He has been employed at the Company since 1985. He is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Metal Skjern-Ringkoebing and has been Member of the Board of Directors at Uddannelsescenter Ringkoebing-Skjern (Skjern Tekniske Skole). Previously, he served as Industry Technician Trainee at Tim Maskinfabrik between 1981 and 1984 and as Industry Technician at K.P. Komponenter in 1985. He has been educated Industry Technician since 1984. He has knowledge of, among others, production processes and human resources of the Vestas Group.

Henrik Andersen

Mr. Henrik M. Andersen has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Vestas Wind Systems A/S since March 2013. He serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. He is Group Chief Operating Officer, EMEA, ISS A/S. He is also Member of the Board of ISS Global A/S as well as Member of the investment committee of Maj Invest Equity 4 K/S. He has been Chairman of the Boards of S Capital A/S, ISS Finans A/S, ISS Holding France A/S, ISS Lending A/S and ISS Venture A/S, as well as Member of the Board of ISS Global Management A/S. He was previously Group Chief Financial Officer, ISS A/S (2011-2013), Country Manager, ISS A/S (2009-2011), Chief Financial Officer, ISS A/S (2005-2009), Executive Vice President and International Business Director of Northern Europe, ISS A/S (2004-2005), Head of Group Treasury and member of Group Management, ISS A/S (2002-2004), Senior Vice President, ISS A/S (2001-2002), Vice President and Treasurer, ISS A/S (2000-2001), Director Corporate Clients, Jyske Markets, Jyske Bank A/S (1995-2001) and held various positions in Jyske Bank A/S and Sparekassen SDS (1986-1995). He has knowledge of accounting, finance and capital markets, international business experience including restructuring and strategic management of international companies and legal matters. He holds a Master in Law, University of Aarhus (1993-1997) and Graduate Diploma in International Business, Aarhus School of Business (1988-1992).

Carsten Bjerg

Mr. Carsten Bjerg has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Vestas Wind Systems A/S since March 28, 2011. He served as Managing Director of Grundfos Holding A/S and Group President of the Grundfos Group from 2007 until 2013. He is Member of the Company’s Technology and Manufacturing Committee and Member of the Audit Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the Engineering Academy of Denmark (now Danmarks Tekniske Universitet) from 1983, and did the ACPMM (Advanced Course in Production Methods and Management) at the University of Cambridge from 1984 to 1985. He was previously Engineer and Trainee at Danfoss A/S from 1983 until 1984, Project Manager at Danfoss A/S from 1985 to 1989, Plant Manager at Danfoss A/S from 1989 to 1994, Product Line Director at Danfoss A/S from 1994 to 1997, Senior Vice President of International Production at Grundfos Management A/S from 1997 to 2000, Executive Vice President of Production and Logistics at Grundfos Management A/S from 2000 to 2003, Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Grundfos Management A/S from 2003 until 2006 and Acting Chief Executive Officer at Grundfos Management A/S from 2006 to 2007. He has served as Chairman of the Boards of Directors at Grundfos China Holding Co., Ltd. (China), Grundfos Holding AG (Switzerland), Grundfos New Business A/S (Denmark) and Grundfos Pumps (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China)., and as Member of the Board of Directors at Grundfos Finance A/S (Denmark). He is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Rockwool International A/S (Denmark). He is also Chairman of Fornyelsesfonden (Denmark) and Member of The General Council of the Confederation of Danish Industries (Denmark) and the Board of Provincial Industries Employers' Federation (Denmark). He has knowledge of managing an international group including knowledge of Research & Development, manufacturing and strategic management.

Lykke Friis

Ms. Lykke Friis has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Vestas Wind Systems A/S since March 24, 2014. She has been Prorector for Education at University of Copenhagen since 2012. She is Member of the boards of The Danish-German Chamber of -Commerce, European Council of Foreign Relations and VELUX A/S. She also serves as Chairman of the Danish Foreign Policy Society, Member of The board of directors of International Crisis Group (ICG) and Nykredits Repræsentantskab. She was previously Member of the Danish Parliament (2011-2013), Minister for Gender Equality (2010-2011), Minister for Climate and Energy (2009-2011), Prorector at the University of Copenhagen (2006-2009), Director of European Affairs, Confederation of Danish Industries (2003-2006), Research Director, Danish Institute of International Affairs (2002), Senior researcher, Danish Institute of International Affairs (1999-2002), Researcher, Danish Institute of International Affairs (1996-1999), Robert Schuman Fellow, European Parliament (1994), Head of section, Danish Ministry of Industry (1994) and Project Manager, Institut for Konjunktur-Analyse A/S (1993). She holds a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in International Politics, University of Copenhagen (1994-1997), Master of Political Science from University of Copenhagen (1987-1993) and Master of Science in European Studies from London School of Economics and Political Sciences (1993-1992).

Eija Pitkanen

Ms. Eija Pitkanen has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Vestas Wind Systems A/S since March 29, 2012. She is Member of the Company’s Technology & Manufacturing Committee. She has also served as Vice President (VP) and Head of Corporate Responsibility at TeliaSonera since 2011. She was previously Senior VP of Sustainability at Stora Enso (2008-2011), VP of Sustainability Communications and CSR at Stora Enso (2005-2008), VP of CSR at Stora Enso (2002-2005), VP and Head of Sustainable Development at Danisco A/S (1999-2002) and held various management positions at Cultor and Genencor International (1987-1999). She has international experience in developing and executing global sustainability strategy as part of business in several international companies. She holds a Master of Science degree in Food Microbiology from Helsingin yliopisto (Helsinki University) (1981-1987).

Henry Stenson

Mr. Henry Stenson has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Vestas Wind Systems A/S since March 2013. He has been Partner at Brunswick Group since 2011. He is Member of the Technology & Manufacturing Committee and Member of the Audit Committee at the Company. He is Chairman of the Board of Dagens Samhalle and Member of the Boards of Sodexo AB and Stonghold Invest AB, as well as Chairman of the Board of Conservative Party in Stockholm. He has over 20 years of experience from executive teams in global business and experience from communications with media, capital markets and international public affairs. Furthermore, experience from industrial turnaround processes and crisis management. He was previously Senior Vice President of Corporate Communication, LM Ericsson Group (2002-2011), Senior Vice President of SAS Group Communications, Scandinavian Airlines (1998-2002), Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, Volvo Car Corporation (1995-1998), Vice President of Corporate Communications, Saab Aircraft AB (1994-1995), Vice President of Automotive Communication, AB Volvo (1993-1994), Director of Corporate Communications and Marketing, Volvo Aero Corporation (1989-1993), President and Managing Director, Expressklipp AB (1986-1988), Manager of Media Relations, Saab Aircraft AB (1984-1986). He studied law, political science, sociology and psychology, at Linkopings universitet (1977) and is Commissioned Officer of Royal Swedish War Academy (1979) and Captain in Logistic Troops, Army Logistic College (1982).

Lars Villadsen

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