Bio Details

Jesper Høiland

Global Chief Commercial Officer, Ascendis Pharma A/S

Jesper Høiland has served as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2019. Since May 2020, Mr. Høiland has served as Senior Vice President and Global Chief Commercial Officer at Ascendis Pharma A/S. Previously Mr. Høiland served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of Radius Health, Inc. from July 2017 to April 2020. From 1987 to December 2016, Mr. Høiland served in various roles at Novo Nordisk A/S, a including as President/Executive Vice President of Novo Nordisk Inc. USA, Novo Nordisk’s U.S. affiliate, and as the leader of Novo Nordisk’s International Operations, which spanned 150 countries. Mr. Høiland also serves on the board of directors of LEO Pharma A/S. Mr. Høiland received a M. Sc. in Management from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. We believe Mr. Høiland’s extensive operational knowledge of, and executive level management experience in, the global biopharmaceutical industry make him a key contributor to our Board.

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