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Commentator views former Ørsted CEO as potential Novo Nordisk chairman

For life science companies, it's no longer enough to have experts from own industry in the board room, according to business commentator Jens Christian Hansen. He sees many advantages to Novo Nordisk's interest in including former Ørsted CEO Henrik Poulsen in the company board.

If a life science company includes people from outside the industry in its board, it can turn into a huge advantage – even if they don't have expert knowledge on the industry, according to business commentator Jens Christian Hansen.

He sees a clear tendency in Tuesday's announcements that Novo Nordisk has nominated Danish utility Ørsted's former President & CEO Henrik Poulsen for its company board at the same as Google's Country Director for Denmark, Malou Aamund, enters WS Audiology's board.

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