Born: April 1969
Education: MSc in Pharmacy from the Royal Danish School of Pharmacy (now Copenhagen University); MSc in Chemical Research from University College London and Diploma Master Brewer from the Scandinavian School of Brewing.
Torsten Steenholt joined Chr. Hansen October 2012 as SVP for Product Supply. In March 2017 Mr Steenholt was appointed EVP Global Operations, reporting to the CEO.
Prior to joining Chr. Hansen, Mr. Steenholt was VP Production for Carlsberg Denmark A/S where he served for 3 years. Before this he worked 3 years in Portugal as COO for Unicer SGPS, Portugals leading beverage company. From 2003-2007 he worked in Northampton, UK, as head of Production for Carlsberg UK Ltd.
Mr. Steenholt serves as a member of the Board of Directors of CO-RO A/S, CO-RO Holding A/S, Gram Equipment A/S, Bacthera Denmark A/S (all Denmark), Bacthera AG (Switzerland) and Anora Group Plc (Finland).