Management

Lars Højgård Hansen

CEO

CEO since 2007. Employed 2006.
Born 1963.

Lars Højgård Hansen has long
experience of international
sales and marketing, mainly in technology companies and
has previously held several
leading marketing positions
within the Sony Ericsson
Group and GN Store Nord.

Education: Graduate Diploma (HD), Copenhagen Business School and Executive MBA, Lund University, School of Economics.

Holding: 431,511 shares and
59,000 employee stock options.*

Thomas Larsson

CFO

Employed 2012.
Born 1964.

Thomas Larsson has long experience of various financial and accounting roles both in listed companies and private companies at different phases of development, including Pharmacia and Doro Nordic AB. Thomas’ most recent role was at Systemtextgruppen AB as CFO.

Education: M.Sc. Economics and Business Administration, Växjö University.

Holding: 262,038 shares and
29,000 employee stock options.*

Carsten Aagesen

SVP Global Sales & Marketing

Employed 2007.
Born 1968.

Carsten Aagesen has long experience of international sales and marketing from leading positions at GN Netcom A/S and Apple, among others. Previous experience includes Global Marketing Director at GN Netcom’s mobile division and Marketing Manager at Apple Nordic & Benelux.

Education: M.Sc. (Econ.), Marketing and Strategic Management, Copenhagen Business School.

Holding: 37,058 shares and 
29,000 employee stock options.*

Joakim Birgersson

SVP Operations

Employed 2018.
Born 1964.

Joakim Birgersson has many years of experience within the security and hearing protection industry and has held executive positions in both small and large manufactur-ing companies, such as Sordin and Peltor. His most recent position was as Corporate Vice President and General Manager Europe at MSA Safety.

Education: Mechanical Engineer. University studies. Diploma in Marketing.

Holding: 32,000 shares and 29,000 employee stock options.*

Ray Clarke

SVP Sales North America

Employed 2017
Born 1961

Ray Clarke has many years of experience in the personal protection and safety industries focused on military and first responder markets and has led sales, marketing, and business development teams in executive positions with global companies Draeger, Mine Safety Appliances and Revision Military.

Education: Bachelor of Science, West Virginia University.

Holding: 12,000 shares and 29,000 employee stock options.*

Jan Larsen

SVP R&D

Employed 2007.
Born 1962.

Jan Larsen has many years’ experience of product development of various types of hearing and acoustics applications and has held a number of executive positions in R&D at GN Netcom A/S, UnoMedical A/S, and Oticon A/S.

Education: B. Sc. EE, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, and Graduate Diploma (HD-O), Copenhagen Business School.

Holding: 89,921 shares and 
29,000 employee stock options.*


* Last updated 07/31/2022