Board of Directors


All the members of the Board of Directors were elected at the Annual General Meeting for a term of one year.

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Niels Jacobsen

Chairman of the Board of Directors

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Svafa Grönfeldt

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

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Arne Boye Nielsen

Member of the Board of Directors

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Dr. Alberto Esquenazi

Member of the Board of Directors

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Gudbjörg Edda Eggertsdottir

Member of the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the supreme authority in Össur’s affairs between Shareholders’ Meetings. The Board has various roles and responsibilities, including establish goals for the Company and formulate the policy and strategy to achieve those goals, hire a CEO to manage the Company’s daily operations, supervise the Company’s activities and ensure that the Company’s organization and operations are in good and proper order, ensure adequate surveillance of the accounting and financial management of the Company, and evaluate the Company’s capital structure as well as the performance of the Board and the CEO. The Board’s roles and responsibilities are further described in the Board’s rules of procedure, which are available here.