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New Managing Director at Aalborg Portland Nordic Cement

On 1 November, Michael Lundgaard Thomsen joined Nordic Cement, Aalborg Portland as Managing Director. Michael Lundgaard Thomsen has since 2003 been employed by Siemens Flow Instruments. First, he functioned as a Global Operations Manager and later from 2006 as the CEO of the company.

Previously, Michael Lundgaard Thomsen has been Director of Production at Sauer-Danfoss, Factory Manager at Linak and Supply Chain Manager at Danfoss Fluid Power.

Paolo Zugaro, CEO of Aalborg Portland Nordic & Baltic, says: “I am pleased to present a strong profile for a key position in the company. Michael has a long and broad experience as an executive in ambitious production companies. It is an important time in place that Michael joins us. We have just completed our business plan for the next three years, and we have high goals in all of our business areas. I am confident that Michael’s experience and expertise can help to develop and further strengthen our efforts in the coming years.”

Regarding his new position, Michael Lundgaard Thomsen says: “I look forward to my new position. Aalborg Portland Nordic Cement is a widely recognized company with clear values in its business, which I hope I can help to carry on.”

Michael Lundgaard Thomsen holds a degree in engineering from Aalborg University and subsequently graduated with a Diploma in Business Administration in addition to an Executive MBA from Aarhus School of Business.

Michael Lundgaard Thomsen (49) was born and raised in Aalborg. For many years, he played handball in the best league in Denmark where he represented the local team, Aalborg HK. Michael Lundgaard Thomsen is married to Annette and they have two boys and two girls.

Michael Lundgaard Thomsen and family live in Gråsten, but the family is planning to move back to Aalborg in the summer of 2014. Up until then, Michael Lundgaard Thomsen will stay in Aalborg on weekdays.

Michael Lundgaard Thomsen replaces Kjeld Pedersen who resigned earlier this year due to illness.