LEGO continues global expansion plans with executive leadership team reshuffle

The LEGO Group has detailed a new executive leadership team consisting of seven members.

The new team replaces the previous management board and will continue to drive the globalisation of the LEGO Group.

The executive leadership team will consist of Bali Padda, president and chief executive officer, Ulrik Gernow, chief business transformation officer, Julia Goldin, chief marketing officer, Marjorie Lao, chief financial officer, Carsten Rasmussen, chief operating officer, Loren I. Shuster, chief commercial officer and Padma Thiruvengadam, chief people officer.

Goldin, Shuster and Padda were all members of the previous management board, while Gernow, Lao, Rasmussen and Thiruvengadam will join the executive leadership team from the corporate management team.

Padda, CEO of the LEGO Group, said: “I am excited to introduce the LEGO Group executive leadership team which consists of a talented group of leaders who combine a rich diversity of skills, experiences and backgrounds with a deep passion for the LEGO brand and a strong LEGO Group heritage.

“This is critical to continuing the process of further global expansion.”

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