Niels Bjorn Christiansen

Danish

President & Chief Executive Officer,
Danfoss A/S.

 

Vita

Niels B. Christiansen has a broad experience of leading large global high-tech companies. He joined Danfoss A/S in 2004 as Executive Vice President, member of the Executive Committee for Danfoss A/S and became Chief Operating Officer, COO, in 2005. He became Vice CEO in 2006 and President & CEO in 2008.

Niels B. Christiansen was employed as a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Co. 1991-95 and Vice President Corporate Development at Hilti Corp. 1995-97.

He joined GN Netcom in 1997 and was promoted to President & CEO in 2000. In 2003, he was appointed Group Executive Vice President at GN Store Nord.

Niels B. Christiansen graduated with a Master of Science in Engineering in 1991 and holds an MBA from INSEAD 1993.

Board Memberships: Chairman of the Board of Axcel A/S, Member of the Board of AP Moller-Maersk A/S, Member of the Board of William Demant Holding A/S, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Confederation of Danish Industries, Member of the Board of Federation of Regional Industries.