Born: August 1976
Education: MSc in Applied Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School.
Jacob Vishof Paulsen joined Chr. Hansen in October 2006 as Sales & Business Development Director in Global Sales. He was later appointed Area Country Manager for Central East Europe and also spent one year at the Chr. Hansen office in Parma, Italy. In April 2011 Mr. Vishof took up the position as Regional Vice President for Europe. In 2013 he was appointed Group VP and Head of the European, Middle Eastern og African regions with report to the CEO. In 2016 Mr. Vishof was appointed EVP of the European, Middle Eastern, African & North American regions.
In June 2019 Mr. Vishof was appointed EVP of the Food Cultures & Enzymes business unit, following the integration of all global Food Cultures & Enzymes sales activities with the business unit.