The VELUX Group appoints Anders Götzsche as new CFO

I am very pleased that Anders will be joining the VELUX Group. With Anders, VELUX gains a CFO with extensive experience from another Danish-based global company, which has gone through a remarkable transformation. Anders brings with him a strategic mindset as well as solid experience within mergers and acquisitions and strategy implementation. I am convinced that Anders will contribute significantly to the continued growth and development of the VELUX business,

David Briggs, CEO of the VELUX Group.

VELUX has a strong historical heritage and brand – a brand which I can truly relate to and I look forward to becoming part of the company, which I believe has significant growth potential as well as a clear vision for the future. As an experienced CFO, I feel I can contribute to the already impressive development of VELUX across dynamic markets. I look forward to joining and to meeting my many new talented colleagues.

Anders Götzsche

The VELUX Group has appointed Anders Götzsche as its new CFO. Götzsche has a strong track record within renowned companies and is currently the Executive Vice President and CFO of the global pharmaceutical company Lundbeck A/S. In addition, he holds board membership positions in several Danish and international companies. 

Anders Götzsche will join the VELUX Group by 1 June 2022. As Group CFO, Götzsche will be part of the VELUX Group management team.

About the VELUX Group

For the past 80 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world, making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof. Our product programme includes roof windows and modular skylights, decorative blinds, sunscreening products and roller shutters as well as installation and smart home solutions. These products help to ensure a healthy indoor climate, for work, learning, play and pleasure. We work globally – with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 40 countries and around 11,500 employees worldwide. The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by VILLUM FONDEN and the Kann Rasmussen family. In 2020, VKR Holding had total revenue of DKK 22.6 billion and THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS donated EUR 142 million in charitable grants.

For more information about VELUX Group, visit velux.com.