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Novo Nordisk CEO on his legacy: What I spend most of my time on

The man in charge of Novo Nordisk, Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen, spends most of his time securing the future growth of the company – and the legacy he will one day pass on. The CEO thinks golden opportunities are in the making.

Novo Nordisk President & CEO Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen. | Photo: Stine Bidstrup/ERH

The turn of the year marked Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen's fourth year in charge of Novo Nordisk, and even though the 54-year-old president and CEO has no plans to leave his post any time soon, a lot of his energy goes into cementing the legacy which he will one day pass on to his successor.

"This is actually what I spend most of my time on," says Fruergaard Jørgensen in conversation with MedWatch.

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