Kare Schultz

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

Business Experience

Mr. Schultz has served as President and CEO of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and as a member of its Board of Directors since November 1, 2017. From May 2015 to October 2017, Mr. Schultz served as President and Chief Executive Officer of H. Lundbeck A/S. Prior to that, Mr. Schultz worked for nearly three decades at Novo Nordisk, where he served in a number of leadership roles, including Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of Product Supply and Director of Product Planning and Customer Services in the Diabetes Care Division. Mr. Schultz has also held positions at McKinsey and Anderson Consulting. From 2007 to 2020, he served as a member of the Board of Directors of LEGO A/S. From 2010 to 2017, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Royal Unibrew A/S and during 2017 he served on the Board of Directors of Bitten og Mads Clausens Fond, the holding vehicle for Danfoss A/S. Mr. Schultz received a master’s degree in economics from the University of Copenhagen.

Public Board Memberships

•    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., a pharmaceutical company

Additional Accomplishments 

•    Former President and CEO, H. Lundbeck A/S. (2015-2017)
•    Former Chairman, Royal Unibrew A/S (2017-2018)
•    Former Director, LEGO Group (2007-2020)


Mr. Schultz is a seasoned executive with global executive leadership experience in the healthcare industry and brings to the Board his experience overseeing financial and growth initiatives in markets worldwide.