Novo CEO condemns invasion of Ukraine – but keeps Russian factory running

Despite the invasion of Ukraine, pharmaceutical firm Novo Nordisk keeps the operations of its factory in Russia running. Employees in Ukraine have gone unharmed, the company also reports.

Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen, CEO of Novo Nordisk | Photo: Stine Bidstrup/ERH

CEO of Novo Nordisk Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen has for the first time commented directly on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – which he is firmly against, it should come as no surprise.

”Novo Nordisk condemns the invasion of Ukraine,” Fruergaard Jørgensen declares at the company’s annual general meeting.

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