Lise Kingo assumes role at UN Global Compact
Lise Kingo has taken up her role as executive director of the UN Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative.
Kingo, who was appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon back in June, was previously chief of staff executive vp and member of the Executive Management at Novo Nordisk A/S for 12 years.
At Novo Nordisk, she oversaw the company’s participation in the UN Global Compact from the earliest days of the initiative and led the way to integrate sustainability into the heart of the business by collaborating with key external stakeholders and engaging employees internally.
Kingo also has experience across a range of business functions including human resources, business assurance, corporate communications, branding, public affairs and innovation culture.