Who Am I?
Diligent and dedicated executive remuneration leader with a long and distinguished track record of success and achievement in creating robust corporate policies and procedures around the scoping, design, and deployment of employee rewards/compensation frameworks. Motivational leader with the capacity to influence decision-making at the highest levels within major multinational organisations. Collaborative and growth-focused professional with an aptitude for working effectively in a cross-functional capacity while also completing individual assignments. Strong risk management mindset coupled with a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory compliance and corporate governance landscape as it pertains to the design and delivery of total rewards/compensation & benefits architecture. International experience and cross-cultural awareness having worked across numerous geographical boundaries. Open-minded with a refined sense of social responsibility and a passion for driving productive change.
Areas of Expertise:
Total Rewards Strategies, Regulatory Compliance, Global Benchmarking, Compensation & Benefits Designs, Relationship Building, Programme Management, Employee Engagement, Annual Salary Review, Corporate Policy Development, HR Analytics & Reporting, Corporate Governance, Position Grading
Group Head of Rewards
Ramboll Group A/S
January 2019 -
Global lead of the Total Rewards function in the Ramboll Group
Senior Reward Advisor
September 2018 - December 2018
Vice President, Group Compensation & Benefits
Carlsberg Breweries A/S
August 2017 - August 2018
Developed and deployed Compensation & Benefits strategy across the Carlsberg Group including policy development, programme management, strategic analysis, and executive reporting in line with industry best practice principles.
Successfully executed an enhanced global STI programme as part of the 2018 strategic plan while initiating a newly designed group-wide LTI programme on a permanent basis open to senior leadership.
Examined executive compensation & benefits against global benchmarks and established a salary setting model.
Spearheaded the annual salary review process and introduced an innovative base salary definition procedure while maintaining alignment with regulatory compliance requirements and corporate governance frameworks.
Led the design and iterative development of a novel global compensation process for salary review and annual STI in SuccessFactors for the 2018 pay cycle in collaboration with numerous stakeholders.
Sr. Director, Group Performance & Reward
Arla Foods amba
April 2011 - July 2017
Directed all aspects of employee rewards, performance management, and mobility across the group with a mandate to increase employee satisfaction and drive performance. Acted as secretary on the executive and board remuneration committees. Continually liaised with employees and management to gather feedback and define solutions.
Conceptualised a new and innovative group reward strategy including intensive policy development on a global and local scale while creating and disseminating corporate guidelines and frameworks to ensure consistency.
Analysed key groups of salaried employees to identify areas for improvement before rolling out a new global base salary review process using the compensation module in SAP HR.
Brought continuity to the title and position governance policy including the development of key updates to the organisational structure and employee title architecture allowing for robust future growth and sustanibility.
Designed and re-iterated an LTI programme and implemented a group-wide bonus (STI) program in close collaboration with the executive leadership team and the group remuneration committee.
Deployed a stringent benefit governance process including external benchmarks to effectively tender for all insured benefits across 20+ countries while delivering accurate quarterly reports to management and committees.
Global Reward Director
The LEGO Group
May 2018 - March 2011
Orchestrated reward management and performance review processes across the group while effectively managing senior leadership remuneration policy and acting as secretary for the group reward committee.
Implemented a universal reward strategy for local and global operations including STI and LTI programs.
Reviewed organisational processes and directed the updating and improvement of compensation & benefits policies based on international best practice standards and compliance requirements.
Successfully updated the job architecture framework including new position grading and title governance processes.
Implemented a global benefit governance and led the regular reporting cycle based on financial gains and risk mitigation on behalf of senior management.
Group Reward Manager
Bang & Olufsen A/S
December 2007 - April 2008
Senior Reward Manager
January 2006 - November 2007
Education & Training:
July 12, 2023
2003 - Master of Science in Business Administration (Strategy & Management) AARHUS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS | Aarhus, Denmark | Thesis: Reward Management in Jyske Bank
2000 - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration AARHUS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS | Aarhus, Denmark
2011 - Global Remuneration Professional (GRP), WorldatWork Certification
2006 - Project management (L1), Internal Certification Course at Danfoss A/S