Jesper Brandgaard

Vice chair

  • Born October 1963
  • Danish national 
  • Member of the Board of Directors since 2017
  • Vice Chair of the Board of Directors since 2018
  • Member of the Audit and Nomination Committee
  • Independent board member

Present managerial positions

Mr. Brandgaard serves as Chair of the Board of Leo Pharma A/S, Vice Chair of the Board of William Demant Invest A/S, member of the Board of William Demant Fonden, member of the Advisory Board of the private equity company, VækstPartner Kapital ApS and as Director of JBR Counselling ApS, a private limited company that provides advisory services and makes investments, all in Denmark. Further, Mr. Brandgaard is a member of the Danish Committee on Corporate Governance. 


Board competencies

Experience from group management in a multinational pharmaceutical company, including responsibility for strategy development and implementation, legal affairs and patents, information technology and investor relations. Board and executive experience with financial reporting and capital markets.



Mr. Brandgaard holds an MSc in Economics and Auditing, as well as an MBA, both from the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.


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