Christian Barker

Executive Vice President, Health & Nutrition at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

Christian Barker

Christian Barker

Executive Vice President, Health & Nutrition at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

Biography

Born: May 1970
Education: M. Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, 1996

Christian Barker joined Chr. Hansen in May, 2012, as head of a Corporate Strategic Development function reporting to the CEO. In August 2013 Mr. Barker was appointed EVP and Head of the Health & Nutrition Division.

Prior to joining Chr. Hansen, Mr. Barker was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he spent 15 years serving global clients on a range of topics including growth strategy, M&A, business building, and restructuring. Mr. Barker joined McKinsey in Copenhagen in 1996, worked for McKinsey in London and Buenos Aires, and was based in New York/New Jersey from 1999 to 2010 before returning to Copenhagen.

Mr. Barker serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Bacthera AG (Switzerland) and member of the Board of Directors of Bacthera Denmark A/S (Denmark).

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Chief Financial Officer at WS Audiology A/S

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Director at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

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Executive Vice President at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

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Director at Altia Oyj

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Executive Vice President, Food Cultures & Enzymes at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

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Head of Investor Relations at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

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Consultant & Communications Partner at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

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Executive Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

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Head-Media Relations at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

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Senior Director-Investor Relations at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S

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Christian Barker
Executive Vice President, Health & Nutrition at Chr. Hansen Holding A/S
Education
Class of 1996

Copenhagen Business School, also known as CBS, is situated in Copenhagen, Denmark. CBS was established in 1917 by Danish Society for the Advancement of Business Education and Research(FUHU), however, it wasn't until 1920 that accounting became the first full study programme at CBS. Today CBS has more than 20,000 students, 13,000 employees and offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programmes within business all with an interdisciplinary and international focus. CBS' campus is located in the district of Frederiksberg and centers on CBS' main campus Solbjerg Plads (finished in 2000). Since the Danish Universities Act of 2003 CBS has had a Board of Directors with an external majority. The Board of Directors appoints the President of CBS, who is currently Per Holten-Andersen.

Career History
Executive Vice President, Health & Nutrition
2012 - Current

Chr. Hansen Holding A/S is a bioscience company, which engages in the development of natural solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical, and agricultural industries. It operates through the following segments: Food Cultures and Enzymes; Health and Nutrition; and Natural Colors. The Food Cultures and Enzymes segment produces and sells cultures, enzymes, and probiotic products that help determine the taste, flavor, texture, shelf life, nutritional value, and health benefits of consumer products in the food industry. The Health and Nutrition segment manufactures and distributes products for the dietary supplement, over-the-counter pharmaceutical, infant formula, animal feed, and plant protection industries. The Natural Colors segment caters to the food and beverage industry. The company was founded by Christian Ditlev Ammentorp Hansen in 1874 and is headquartered in Hørsholm, Denmark.

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