Novozymes: Proposal of Candidates to the Board of Directors

The election of board members will be held at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on March 13, 2018, and the Board of Directors is today proposing candidates for that one-year term election. The Board of Directors is proposing the election of one new member, Ms. Patricia Malarkey. Ms. Malarkey is an experienced R&D and business leader. She has more than 30 years’ experience in the global agrochemical industry. The Board is convinced that Ms. Malarkey’s strong research insight and development experience as well as global perspective om matters will significantly contribute to the further development of Novozymes’ innovation processes and agenda. Ms. Malarkey is 52 years old and from Scotland.


Consequently, the Board of Directors has today decided to propose the following candidates for the Board of Directors for election on March 13, 2018 for a one-year term:

  • Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen as Chairman of the Board (currently Chairman)
  • Agnete Raaschou-Nielsen as Vice Chairman of the Board (currently Vice Chairman)
  • Lars Green as member of the Board (currently Board member)
  • Kasim Kutay as member of the Board (currently Board member)
  • Kim Stratton as member of the Board (currently Board member)
  • Mathias Uhlén as member of the Board (currently Board member)
  • Patricia Malarkey as new member of the Board

The following employee representatives were elected as members of the Board on January 31, 2017 for a four-year term:

  • Lena Bech Holskov, Safety Adviser
  • Anders Hentze Knudsen, Senior Operator
  • Lars Bo Køppler, Technician

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