Chr. Hansen Holding has appointed Lise Skaarup Mortensen as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
The company described her as an experienced international leader with a strong track-record and a passion for leadership. She joins Chr. Hansen from a position as CFO at Microsoft Germany
Prior to joining Microsoft, she held senior level positions within the fields of finance and strategy at IBM, AP Moller-Maersk and BG Bank.
Commenting on the appointment, CEO Mauricio Graber says: “I am very pleased that we have found in Lise the right CFO for Chr. Hansen. Lise has very relevant international experience, high performance aspirations and a great leadership track record. Coming from the software and digital services industry, Lise will be well-positioned to help Chr. Hansen and our teams further develop our digital, data analytics and productivity agenda.”
“Chr. Hansen has a great reputation and I feel honored to join such a respected Danish company. Becoming part of a team that enables compelling business opportunities grounded in the relevance of natural ingredients in today’s world – and with strong focus on sustainability – is a privilege. I look forward to getting to know my new colleagues and contribute to the future growth journey of Chr. Hansen,” added Lise Skaarup Mortensen.
Skaarup Mortensen is a Danish national, currently living in Munich. She will relocate back to Denmark to take up this position. She holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark.