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Mr. Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen

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Chief Executive Officer

Phone: +27 *********
Email: m***@***.com
Local Address: Rivonia, South Africa
Vestergaard Frandsen Inc
2300 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 603,
Arlington , Virginia 22201
United States

Company Description: Vestergaard Frandsen develops innovative products that prevent the transmission of waterborne and vector-borne diseases in developing countries. We are especially...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MBA
    Henley Management College
184 Total References
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Vestergaard CEO Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen
vestergaard.com, 13 April 2015 [cached]
Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen is the CEO and owner of Vestergaard, a global public health company dedicated to improving the health of vulnerable people, especially those who live in developing countries. Mikkel is known internationally as a visionary leader who is willing to challenge the status quo and take risks when necessary to produce innovative solutions. He has structured the company around a humanitarian entrepreneurship business model where doing good is good business.
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Mikkel continuously serves in leadership positions outside the company as well. He was an advisor to the prime minister of his native Denmark and was chosen to be a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. The Luhya tribe of western Kenya made Mikkel an elder, a rare and important honor for foreigners who have touched the lives of Kenyans in an extraordinary manner. He has served on the board of directors of the Roll Back Malaria partnership, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. He is also a member of NASA/USAID LAUNCH Council.
For his contributions to humanitarian efforts, Mikkel has been honored with the 2009 Social and Economic Innovation Award from The Economist, was elected to the "Women Deliver 100" list of the most influential people contributing to the health of women and girls around the world, was celebrated at the 2011 Danish Hero Gala in Copenhagen, and named by Success magazine in 2014 as one of "9 Visionaries Shaping the Future."
Mr. Mikkel Vestergaard ...
www.grampower.com, 3 April 2015 [cached]
Mr. Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen Board Member
Mikkel helped Gram Power launch in India through an angel investment. He is the CEO of Vestergaard Frandsen, a leading innovator, manufacturer and exporter of emergency response and disease-control textiles. Working in tandem with the world's leading non-governmental organizations, UN organizations, government ministries and academia, Vestergaard Frandsen has grown from a small family owned business founded in 1957 to a global social enterprise with headquarters in Switzerland and 14 offices in 11 countries. Vestergaard Frandsen's products include PermaNet® and LifeStraw®, which have been honored for their revolutionary design and have won numerous awards. Mikkel plays an active advisory role in helping Gram Power formulate it's expansion strategies and is enabling the company expand its services to Africa.
About Us | Gram Power
www.grampower.com, 3 April 2015 [cached]
Mr. Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen
Board Member
Our Board - The Center for Global Health and Diplomacy (GHD)
www.cghd.org, 3 Mar 2015 [cached]
Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen is CEO and owner of Vestergaard Frandsen, a European company focused on achieving the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals. The company operates under its own "Humanitarian Entrepreneurship" business model that has turned corporate social responsibility into its core business of creating life-saving products for the developing world. In 2009 Mikkel was appointed an economic advisor to the prime minister of his native Denmark. Vestergaard Frandsen received the 2010 Financial Times Just Means Social Innovation Award for Most Innovative Small For-Profit Company. In 2010 Mikkel was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Malaria and AIDS Communities Call for Joint Programming
www.rollbackmalaria.org, 3 Feb 2015 [cached]
"There is a massive potential for cost savings," said Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen, Board member of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, representing the private sector constituency.
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