Grundfos Appoints New Communication Vice President

28 March 2019

The Grundfos Group has announced that it has appointed Peter Trillingsgaard as the new Group Vice President responsible for Communication, Public Affairs and Engagement & Responsibility. Peter Trillingsgaard will join Grundfos in June and will be part of the Group’s Extended Leadership Team.

Peter Trillingsgaard wiil be joining the company from LEGO, where he as Vice President and was responsible for Government- and Public Affairs. He held that position for seven years. In total, he has a 14-year tenure in the LEGO Group.

The career at the LEGO Group has among other things covered CSR, Code of Conduct, establishing the LEGO Group local community engagement programme, responsibility for product safety and compliance and most recently, he has established a global Public Affairs organisation.
 “Peter is a great leader, a real team player and has a very impressive track record within his field. On top of that, he has his heart in the right place and will play a key role in further establishing and expanding our touchpoints with key stakeholders – both internally and externally,” says Mads Nipper.

Peter Trillingsgaard started his career as an advisor to the Social Democratic Party in the European Parliament and later moved on to the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI), where he among other things headed the CSR activities, such as the UN Global Compact, which DI was the first industry association to sign. 

In addition, he has held several positions of trust, including board member of the Toy Industry of Europe, Chairman of the Danish Toy Association and Chairman of the CEN and ISO Toy Safety Committees.

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