Changes to LEGO Board of Directors

The LEGO Group has announced that Anne Sweeney, a member of the Board of Directors at Netflix, has joined the LEGO Group’s Board of Directors.

Kåre Schultz, CEO Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, has stepped down from the LEGO Group’s Board of Directors, and is being replaced by Anne Sweeney, a member of the Board of Directors at Netflix. Sweeney is also a member of the Board of Trustees at the Mayo Clinic and a Deans Distinguished Fellow at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

Before joining Netflix’s Board,  she held the position of Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks, and President, Disney/ABC Television Group, which includes The Walt Disney Company’s global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations group, as well as radio and publishing businesses.

LEGO A/S has developed tremendously since 2007 when Kåre Schultz first joined as a Member of the Board. I would like to thank Kåre for his dedicated contributions to this development over more than 12 years,” says Chairman of the Board of Directors, Thomas Kirk Kristiansen. “I am pleased to welcome Anne Sweeney as a new Member of the Board. Anne brings key strategic competencies within entertainment, learning and digitalisation from an impressive career. I am looking very much forward to be working with Anne on the Board.”

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