We play an active role in the main growth themes in a world that is rapidly changing: infrastructure, food, energy and climate are the focus of our business. Cities for millions that touch the sky. A richer harvest to feed a growing world. Keeping food fresh and our children warm in a world that can make more out of less.
Our Aspiration: We are Engineering Tomorrow. We passionately push boundaries on results and reputation.
Our Promise: We earn customer loyalty through excellence in Quality, Reliability and Innovation.Our Behaviour: We build our business on trust and integrity. We are innovative in our ambition to exceed expectations. We are global and embrace diversity. We treasure sustainable results.
Our Engineering Tomorrow mindset dates back to September 1, 1933, when Mads Clausen founded Danfoss in his parents’ farmhouse in Nordborg, Denmark. Since then, the business has grown from a solo enterprise into one of the world’s leading suppliers of energy-efficient and innovative solutions.
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Chairman of the Board of Directors
Born: 23 sep. 1948Nationality: Danish Resident: DenmarkPosition: Chairman
Position with Danfoss A/SChairman of the company’s Board of Directors since 2009. Elected to the Board of Directors in 1985 and re-elected for subsequent terms.Education:Master of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USABachelor of Science in Engineering, DTU (Technical University of Denmark) Former positions:President and CEO of Danfoss 1996 – 2008President of Danfoss Mobile Hydraulics Vice President of Danfoss Technology CenterDecoration:Chamberlain title bestowed by H. M. The Queen of DenmarkKnight of the Dannebrog by the first degreeVerdienstkreuz erster Klasse of the Federal Republic of Germany
Member of the Board of Directors
Born: 1976 Nationality: Danish Resident: United StatesPosition: Executive Committee Consultant Danfoss A/SPosition with Danfoss A/SMember of the company’s Board of Directors since 2014. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2014.Education:Master of Business Administration, University of GeorgiaBachelor of Science in Engineering, University of Southern DenmarkFormer positions:2011 – 2014 Executive Committee Consultant, Danfoss A/S (DK)2007 – 2010 Vice President, Danfoss Appliance Controls2002 – 2007 Various management positions at Danfoss A/S (DK) Other positions:Member of the Board of miniBOOSTER A/S (DK)
Born: 1949 Nationality: AmericanResident: DenmarkPosition: DirectorPosition with Danfoss A/SMember of the company’s Board of Directors since 2007. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2007 and re-elected for subsequent terms.Education:Master of Business Administration, Harvard UniversityOther positions:Chairman of the Board of ReD Associates Holding A/S (DK).Vice-Chairman of the Board of GN Store Nord A/S (Great Nordic) (DK).Member of the Board of Sanistål A/S (DK) and Lego Foundation (DK).
Born: 1962 Nationality: DanishResident: GermanyPosition: CEO of HenkelPosition with Danfoss A/SMember of the company’s Board of Directors since 2009. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2009 and re-elected for subsequent terms.Education:International Business School, CopenhagenHarvard Business School, Executive ProgramsCareer:April 2008 - Chief Executive Officer2007 – 2008 Vice Chairman of the Management Board2005 – 2007 Executive Vice President Henkel, Human Resources/ Purchasing/Information Technologies/Infrastructure Services2002 – 2004 Senior Vice President and General Manager Hewlett Packard, EMEA Region2001 – 2002 Vice President and General Manager Compaq, EMEA Region1995 – 2001 Various management positions at Compaq, incl. head of Compaq Enterprise Business Group in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)prior to 1995 Different management positions in sales and marketing with Oracle and Digital Equipment CorporationOther positions:Member of the Board of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.
Born: 1959 Nationality: SwedishResident: SwedenPosition: President & CEO of Sandvik ABPosition with Danfoss A/SMember of the company’s Board of Directors since 2010. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2010 and re-elected for subsequent terms.Education:Master of Science in technology, Chalmers University of Technology, GothenburgFormer positions:2011 – 2015 CEO and President of Wärtsilä Corporation1998 – 2011 Various management positions amongst other Senior Executive Vice President and Business Area President for Construction and Mining Technique at Atlas Copco 1995 – 1998 GM of Nordhydraulic, Nordwin ABOther positions:2014 – Member of Outotec Board of Directors
Born: 1968Nationality: GermanResident: GermanyPosition: CTO (Chief Technology Officer), SMA Technology AG
Education:Doctorate in EngineeringDoctorate in Motor Control, Aachen University of TechnologyM.S. Engineering, University of Pretoria, South AfricaB.S. Engineering, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Former positions:Emotron, SMA2000 – 2011: Managerial positions at Emotron, SwedenSince 2011: Managerial positions at SMA Technology AG
Born: 1957 Nationality: DanishResident: DenmarkPosition: Senior Shop Steward at Danfoss KoldingPosition with Danfoss A/SEmployee elected member of the company’s Board of Directors since 2006. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2006 and re-elected for subsequent terms.Education:MachinistOther positions:Chairman of Group Club Danfoss Denmark and Danfoss Employee Foundation
Member of the Board of DirectorsBorn: 1963 Nationality: DanishResident: DenmarkPosition: Senior Shop Steward at Danfoss NordborgPosition with Danfoss A/SEmployee elected member of the company’s Board of Directors since 2014. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2014.Education:Electrician
Member of the Board of DirectorsBorn: 1982Nationality: DanishResident: DenmarkPosition: Senior Legal AdvisorPosition with Danfoss A/SEmployee elected member of the company’s Board of Directors since 2014. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2014.Education:Master of Laws, Aarhus UniversitetBachelor of Laws, Aarhus Universitet
Honorary Member of the Board of Directors
Born: 1912 Nationality: DanishResident: DenmarkPosition: Honorary member of the Board of DirectorsPosition with Danfoss A/SMember of the company’s Board of Directors from 1966 to 1989. Honorary member of the Board of Directors since 1989.