Niels B. Christiansen is Chief Executive Officer of the LEGO Group. He joined the company in October 2017.
As CEO, Niels manages the executive leadership team in the Groups mission to bring LEGO® play to children all over the world. During his tenure, the company has expanded retail stores across the world, launched the first sustainably sourced LEGO elements, created innovative play experiences combining the physical brick and digital experiences, and maintained its ranking as a highly reputable and loved brand globally.
Prior to joining the LEGO Group, Niels was CEO of Danfoss A/S for nine years. Before that, he was CEO of GN Netcom and held leadership positions in GN Store Nord and Hilti Corporation in Switzerland. He began his career at McKinsey & Company.
Niels is Chairman of the Board of Demant A/S, and a member of the Board of Tetra Laval Group.
He holds an M.B.A. from INSEAD and an M.Sc. in Engineering and BA from the Technical University of Denmark.