Group Executive Management

 

 

Henrik PoulsenHenrik Poulsen

CEO
Born 1967

Henrik Poulsen joined the company as CEO in 2012 and is a registered manager of DONG Energy with the Danish Business Authority.

Education: M.Sc., Finance and Accounting, Aarhus School of Business, Denmark, 1994


Career and positions:

  • 1994-1995 Novo Nordisk A/S, Controller

  • 1995-1996 Aarsø Nielsen & Partners, Senior Consultant

  • 1996-1999 McKinsey & Co., Senior Engagement Manager

  • 1999-2006 LEGO, Vice President, Business Development (1999-2000), Senior Vice President, Global Segment 8+ (2000-02), Senior Vice President, Global Innovation and Marketing (2002-03), Regional Managing Director, Europe and Asia (2004-05), Executive Vice President, Markets and Products (2005-06)

  • 2006-2008 Capstone/KKR. Operating Executive

  • 2008-2012 TDC A/S, CEO and President

  • 2012- DONG Energy A/S, CEO

Other management positions:
Member:

  • ISS A/S and one wholly-owned group company, chairman of the Audit Committee
  • Kinnevik AB, deputy chairman, member of the Audit Committee

Advisor

  • EQT Partners, advisor

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Marianne WiinholtMarianne Wiinholt

Executive Vice President, CFO,
Born 1965

Marianne Wiinholt joined DONG Energy in 2004 and has acted as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and DONG Energy Distribution & Customer Solutions

Education: MSc in Business Administration and Auditing, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, 1990

State Authorised Public Accountant, Denmark, 1992


Career and positions:

  • 1987-1997 Arthur Andersen, Accountant

  • 1997-2003 Borealis A/S, Head of Group Accounting, Controlling & Tax

  • 2004-2006 DONG A/S, VP, Group Finance

  • 2006- DONG Energy A/S, Group Finance (2006-2008), SVP, Group Finance and Head of Finance, Energy Markets (2008-2010), SVP, Head of Finance, Energy Markets (2010-2011), SVP, Head of Corporate Finance (2011-2013), SVP, CFO, Distribution & Customer Solutions(2013), CFO (2013-)

Other management positions:
Board member:

  • J. Lauritzen A/S, chairman of the Audit Committee

  • Hempel A/S, chairman of the Audit Committee

  • Norsk Hydro ASA

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Thomas DalsgaardThomas Dalsgaard

​​Executive Vice President
Born 1966.

Thomas Dalsgaard has been a member of DONG Energy's group management since 2011 and is responsible for Bioenergy & Thermal Power

Education: Economist (MSc in Innovation Man't), Aarhus University (cand. oecon), 1993

 

Career and positions:

  • 1993-1998: Danish Ministry of Finance, Economist and special advisor

  • 1998-2001: OECD, Paris, France, Economist and senior economist

  • 2001-2003: Danish Ministry of Finance, Head of Division

  • 2003-2004: DONG Energy A/S, Head of the management and board secretariat

  • 2004-2008: IMF, Washington D.C., USA, Senior economist

  • 2008-2010: DONG Energy A/S, Vice President

  • 2010-2011: DONG Energy A/S, Senior Vice President

  • 2011- DONG Energy A/S, Executive Vice President Bioenergy & Thermal Power

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David B. CookDavid B. Cook

​Executive Vice President
Born 1962

David B. Cook has been a member of DONG Energy’s group management since 2014 and is responsible for Oil & Gas

​Education: Ph.D. in Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, 1988
B.Sc. in Geology with Geophysics Option, Michigan State University, 1984

 

Career and positions:

  • 1988-1998: Technical and commercial positions, Amoco

  • 1998-2005: Commercial and technical positions, BP & TNK-BP

  • 2005-2008: Vice President, BP Sakhalin

  • 2008-2010: Vice President, BP Russia Offshore

  • 2010-2014: Executive Officer and Head of Oil & Gas, TAQA (UAE)

  • 2014: DONG Energy A/S, Executive Vice President Oil & Gas

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Samuel LeupoldSamuel Leupold

​Executive Vice President
Born 1970

Samuel Leupold has been a member of DONG Energy’s group management since 2013 and is responsible for Wind Power. 

Education: MSc (Engineering), ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

 

Career and positions:

  • 1996-2000 ABB Power Generation

  • 2001-2003 McKinsey & Company

  • 2003-2006 Bühler

  • 2006-2013 BKW FMB Energie

  • 2013 - DONG Energy A/S, Executive Vice President Wind Power

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Morten Hultberg BuchgreitzMorten Hultberg Buchgreitz

​Executive Vice President
Born 1967

Joined the company in 2002 and appointed member of DONG Energy’s group management 1 March 2013. Responsible for Distribution & Customer Solutions.

Education: Cand.merc.-dat, Copenhagen Business School, 1992

Career and positions:

  • 1987 - 1995 Unibank / Privatbanken, Various positions in Intl. Division and in Treasury

  • 1995 - 1999  Consultant, KPMG Consulting

  • 1999 - 2002 Partner, KPMG Consulting, Financial Services

  • 2002 - 2012 Senior Vice President, DONG Energy,  Group Treasury & Risk Management

  • 2012 - 2013 DONG Energy A/S, Acting Deputy CEO for Wind Power

  • 2013 - 2013 DONG Energy A/S, Executive Vice President Energy Markets

  • 2013 - DONG Energy A/S, Executive Vice President Distribution & Customer Solutions

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