Carlsberg Group hires new chief human resources officer

Carlsberg Group Susanne Skippari Multinational brewer Carlsberg Group has hired Susanne Skippari as chief human resources officer and a member of its executive committee, due to join in the beginning of September.

Skippari will join from Kone, a global firm in the elevator and escalator industry that employs 60,000 people and operates in more than 60 countries, where she served as executive vice president, people and communications, and was a member of the executive board. Prior to this, she worked in Nokia in various HR roles in Finland and Argentina.

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Skippari said: “I am happy to join the iconic Carlsberg company and 30,000 talented colleagues on an exciting growth journey. Carlsberg’s distinct heritage, strong purpose and ambitious strategy rooted in a growth culture align well with my values, experience, and aspirations. I’m impressed with the remarkable progress the company has made over the past years, which is a testament to the exceptional professionalism, passion, and dedication of the Carlsberg team across the globe. I look forward to becoming part of this amazing team and contributing to Carlsberg’s long-term success.”

Jacob Aarup-Andersen, group chief executive officer at Carlsberg Group, added: “Susanne brings 25 years of experience in human resources, including in senior leadership positions. Her stellar expertise in developing talent, advancing diversity, equity and inclusion, and supporting culture-driven business transformation in a fast-changing environment make her a natural fit for this role.”