Kasper Roersted Joins Lenovo Board of Directors

23 February, 2024 – Lenovo Group Limited (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced the appointment of Mr. Kasper Roersted as an independent non-executive director of the company, where he will serve as a member of both the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee.

“On behalf of the board and management of Lenovo, I warmly welcome Kasper Roersted to join Lenovo’s Board of Directors. Kasper brings a wealth of global leadership and business insight, which is invaluable as Lenovo further accelerates its digital and intelligent transformation to fuel our future business growth,” said Yuanqing Yang, Lenovo Chairman and CEO. “

Mr. Roersted joins a group of ten other globally diverse directors serving on Lenovo’s board.

About Mr. Kasper Roersted

Mr. Roersted has extensive experience as global chief executive officer and board member in a number of listed and international companies in information technology, consumer goods, chemical, and services industries. He is an expert in digital transformation, leadership development, sustainability, and global business trend analysis. Mr. Roersted has been an independent director and a member of the Nomination Committee and the Environmental, Social, and Governance Committee of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S since 2023, and a member of the Supervisory Board and the Innovation and Finance Committee of Siemens AG since 2021. He has also been a senior advisor to the private equity team of KKR & Co. Inc. since 2023. 

Mr. Roersted was an executive board member and the Chief Executive Officer of adidas AG from 2016 to 2022, and the Chief Executive Officer of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA from 2008 to 2016. He also previously served as a board member of Nestlé S.A., an independent non-executive director of Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV, and held various management positions in multi-national technology corporations including Oracle, Compaq Computer Corporation, and HP.

Mr. Roersted holds a Diploma in International Business Studies from the Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, Denmark and completed a series of executive programs in Harvard Business School, the United States of America. 


About Lenovo

Lenovo is a US$62 billion revenue global technology powerhouse, ranked #217 in the Fortune Global 500, employing 77,000 people around the world, and serving millions of customers every day in 180 markets. Focused on a bold vision to deliver Smarter Technology for All, Lenovo has built on its success as the world’s largest PC company by further expanding into growth areas that fuel the advancement of ‘New IT’ technologies (client, edge, cloud, network, and intelligence) including server, storage, mobile, software, solutions, and services. This transformation together with Lenovo’s world-changing innovation is building a more inclusive, trustworthy, and smarter future for everyone, everywhere. Lenovo is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange under Lenovo Group Limited (HKSE: 992)(ADR: LNVGY). To find out more visit https://www.lenovo.com, and read about the latest news via our StoryHub.



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