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August 24, 2022

Topsoe appoints two new members of Senior Leadership Team: Head of Power-to-X division and COO

Topsoe appoints Kim Saaby Hedegaard as new Executive Vice President, Power-to-X. Kim Hedegaard has served as interim Head of Power-to-X since May 2022. Before that, he held the position as Chief Operations Officer (COO).

In the position as COO, Topsoe appoints Andreas Bruun Jørgensen, who until today served as interim COO.

“We are dedicated to take lead on the energy transition, and our Power-to-X business is an important driver in doing so. I am very pleased that Kim has accepted the position as EVP. He has already done an outstanding job in shaping the Power-to-X organization, and he holds the right mindset to drive our global leadership position and to unleash the enormous potential in this field,” says Roeland Baan, CEO at Topsoe, and continues:

“It is also a pleasure to welcome Andreas to our Senior Leadership Team. He has done a tremendous job in leading our Global Supply organization and safeguard, that we are able to deliver on all fronts to our customers even with the current distressed environment in the global markets. The appointments of Kim and Andreas, who have both been working at Topsoe for several years, bear evidence to our succession planning and our very capable inhouse profiles.”

Kim Saaby Hedegaard
Kim Saaby Hedegaard joined Topsoe in 1999 and has since held various leadership positions within engineering, technology, and sales. Since 2017, he has been globally responsible for Catalyst Production and Technology.
He holds a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Technical University of Denmark.

Andreas Bruun Jørgensen
Andreas Bruun Jørgensen has held various leadership positions at Topsoe since he joined the company in 2010. Before that he worked as a process engineer at FL Smidth.
He holds a M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Technical University of Denmark.

About Topsoe

Founded in 1940, Topsoe is a global leader in developing solutions for a decarbonized world, supplying technology, catalysts, and services for worldwide energy transition.

 Our mission is to combat climate change by helping our partners and customers achieve their decarbonization and emission-reduction targets, including those in challenging sectors: aviation, shipping, and production of crucial raw materials. From low-carbon or zero-carbon chemicals, to renewable fuels and plastic upcycling, we are uniquely positioned to aid humanity in realizing a sustainable future.

Topsoe is headquartered in Denmark, with 2,100 employees serving customers all around the globe. To learn more, visit

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