Denmark: Management Strategy Haldor Topsoe Transforms Company to Achieve its Vision

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Haldor Topsoe’s new vision is to become one of the leading companies across the globe in carbon emission reduction technologies by 2024. The significant change in the company is expected to leave 200 people jobless.

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The new organisation will be effective from November 1, 2020.
The new organisation will be effective from November 1, 2020.
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Denmark – “We have designed an organisation with a clear focus on accelerating the development of carbon-neutral technologies, and it will be funded by continued delivery of Topsoe’s globally leading solutions for energy-efficient production of conventional fuels and chemicals. This transformation has a very strong foundation in our exceptional R&D capabilities, world-leading technologies, and a longstanding dedication to making a positive difference in the world by perfecting chemistry,” says Roeland Baan, CEO of Haldor Topsoe.

Many employees will get new responsibilities as departments and business areas are refocused to deliver on the vision. And approximately 200 people will be made redundant.

“It is never easy to let talented employees go. I want to thank them all for being part of making Topsoe a success,” says Roeland Baan.

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“With our new organisation in place, I am confident that Topsoe has come closer to taking a decisive role globally. The world is at a climate crossroads, and Topsoe delivers technologies that target some of the most pressing challenges. Now, we have taken the first step on a very ambitious journey defined by our new vision, and we have what it takes to reach our goal,” says Roeland Baan.

The new organisation will be effective from November 1, 2020.