Elected to the Board of Directors in 2021 and is regarded as an independent board member.

Special competencies

Gitte brings extensive global leadership experience from the life science industry and a deep understanding of dermatology, marketing, and technology markets. Gitte was previously President & Chief Executive Officer of LEO Pharma and Chief Executive Officer at GN Hearing.

Current positions

Gitte is a member of the Committee of Directors of Danmarks Nationalbank (the Danish Central Bank), a board member of ALK-Abelló, and a member for the board and the Executive Committee at Danish Chamber of Commerce (Dansk Erhverv).


Gitte P. Aabo holds an M.Sc. in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.