President and chief operating officer (COO)
Kåre Schultz joined Novo Nordisk in 1989 as an economist in Health Care, Economy & Planning. In November 2000, he was appointed executive vice president and chief of staffs. In March 2002, he took over the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer with responsibility for global production and sales within Novo Nordisk. In January 2014 he was appointed president.
Mr Schultz is chairman of the board of Royal Unibrew A/S and a member of the board of LEGO A/S, both in Denmark.
Mr Schultz has an MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, from 1987.
Mr Schultz is a Danish national, born May 1961.