Jeppe Christiansen

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BornNovember 1959
Alma materUniversity of Copenhagen
Danish financier, businessman

Jeppe Christiansen is a Danish financier.


In 1985 Christiansen received an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.


From 2005 until 2009 Mr Christiansen was chief executive officer of LD Pensions. Prior to that Mr Christiansen was executive director in Danske Bank from 1999 until 2004 with responsibility for group equity business and corporate international banking. From 1988 until 1999 Mr Christiansen worked for LD Pensions, first as fund manager and later as deputy director with responsibility for the equity business.

Jeppe Christiansen became chairman of Haldor Topsøe A/S, vice chairman of Maj Bank A/S and a member of the boards of Novo Holdings A/S, KIRKBI A/S, and Symphogen A/S, all in Denmark. Furthermore he became a member of the Board of Governors of Det Kgl. Vajsenhus, Denmark.

chief executive officer of Fondsmæglerselskabet Maj Invest A/S, Maj Invest Holding A/S and Emlika ApS, all in Denmark. Furthermore, Mr Christiansen is member of the executive management of Maj Invest Equity A/S, Denmark.

Christiansen was first elected to the Board of Novo Nordisk A/S in March 2013 and has most recently been re-elected in March 2017. His term as a board member expires in March 2018.

In March 2017, the Board of Directors of Novo Nordisk A/S assessed that Mr Christiansen is not regarded as an independent board member as defined in Section 3.2.1 of the Recommendations on Corporate Governance designated by Nasdaq Copenhagen due to his membership of the board of Novo Holdings A/S.

Mr Christiansen became a member of the Remuneration Committee at Novo Nordisk A/S in March 2015 and chairman of the Remuneration Committee in March 2017.[1]


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/201231 May 20123 June 2012US
The 58th Bilderberg, in Chantilly, Virginia. Unusually just 4 years after an earlier Bilderberg meeting there.


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