New Executive Director for the Poul Due Jensen Foundation

2018/11/06

Kim Nøhr Skibsted

Kim Nøhr Skibsted is appointed new Executive Director of the Poul Due Jensen Foundation, the major owner and shareholder of the Grundfos Group.

Kim Nøhr Skibsted is 53 years old and comes from the Grundfos Group, where he has been Group Vice President and Head of Communication, Public Affairs and Engagement for the past ten years.

Previously, he has worked as Senior Advisor at Mannov Public Relations and as Director of Communication, HR and CSR (Social Responsibility) in the JYSK Group.

"With Kim Nøhr Skibsted as new Executive Director, we get a competent and experienced profile, who knows both the Foundation and Grundfos very well. He is a committed and engaged professional, who has strengthened Grundfos' image for the past ten years and maintained the respect for our values and spirits internally.  We are confident that he will continue to develop the Foundation's work to ensure a healthy and strong Grundfos and manage our important donations and partnerships," says Estrid Due Hesselholt, Chairman of the Poul Due Jensen Foundation.

"The Danish commercial foundations are unique and help ensure that Danish companies remain Danish. The Poul Due Jensen Foundation's goal will always be - and has always been - to strengthen and develop its role as both an active and responsible owner of Grundfos, and as a proactive commercial foundation with charitable interest and support within research and innovation, social responsibility and sustainable access to safe drinking water in developing countries. I strongly support these values and purposes and I look forward to cooperate with the board, the employees and the Grundfos Group," says Kim Nøhr Skibsted.

Kim Nøhr Skibsted joins The Poul Due Jensens Foundation with immediate effect and replaces Christian Hartvig, who resigns by mutual agreement.