NVZMY - Novozymes A/S

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Novozymes A/S

Krogshoejvej 36
Bagsvaerd 2880
Denmark
45 44 46 00 00
http://www.novozymes.com

SectorHealthcare
IndustryBiotechnology
Full Time Employees5,973

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Peder Holk NielsenPres & CEON/AN/A1956
Mr. Thomas VidebaekExectuive VP & COO of Research, Innovation & SupplyN/AN/A1960
Mr. Andrew FordyceExec. VP of Food & BeveragesN/AN/A1963
Mr. Per FalholtConsultantN/AN/A1958
Mr. Anders LundExec. VP of Household Care & Technical IndustriesN/AN/A1973
Amounts are as of December 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Novozymes A/S produces and sells industrial enzymes and microorganisms worldwide. It operates in three divisions: Household Care & Technical, Agriculture & Bioenergy, and Food & Beverages. The company offers enzymes for use in household care products, such as laundry detergents, hand and automatic dishwashing soaps, and professional cleaning products. It also provides enzymes for baking applications, including freshness, product appearance, dough improvement, etc.; and brewing applications comprising fermentation control, separation and filtration, etc., as well as for use in lactose-free dairy, trans fats removal, etc. in the food and beverages industry. In addition, the company offers enzymes and microorganisms for use in the production of cellulosic ethanol, starch-based ethanol, enzymatic biodiesel, and sugarcane ethanol in the bioenergy industry; and feed enzymes for use in animal feed, probiotics for animal health applications, microbials for aquaculture applications, and other enzymes and microorganisms for plant health and crop yield applications in the agriculture and feed industry. Further, it provides enzymes and microorganisms for use in textile processing, pulp and paper production, leather preparation, pharmaceuticals, and wastewater treatment solutions. The company has a strategic collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health for research and development, production, marketing, and sale of a portfolio of probiotic products. Novozymes A/S was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Bagsvaerd, Denmark.

Corporate Governance

Novozymes A/S’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2018 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.