Values & culture

Our DNA is our promise to each other, our patients, our communities, and our partners

Our patients and our people are two of the most important pillars here at Zealand. And to best support our patients, we need to support our people. We do this by striving to make Zealand an enriching place to work. This means leveraging our DNA: We are bold, we empower people, we work as one team, and we can be trusted.

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Our impact

As part of our ESG strategy, we have identified three pillars within sustainability that are affected by our activities: our patients, our people, and our operations. For each pillar, we have or will set clear goals and ambitions to ensure that Zealand continues to act responsibly and sustainably.

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  • Our Patients

    Our patients

    We leverage innovation to advance the health and well-being of patients

  • Our People

    Our people

    We foster an engaging and enriching workplace for our people

  • Our Operations

    Our operations

    We take responsibility for the impact of our operations

Our values

We are bold

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We challenge common thinking to deliver life-changing medicines.

We empower people

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We rely on everyone's ability to think and act as leaders.

We work as one team

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We believe in the power of diversity and helping each other succeed.

We can be trusted

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We work hard to earn the respect of our patients, our communities, our partners, and each other.

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Meet the Zealanders

Margit Andersen

Principal Laboratory Technologist in Medicinal and Computational Chemistry

Margit's role at Zealand is to build peptides. She is one of the first links in our value chain to create new therapies for people who need them.

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Adam Krisko Nygaard

Senior Statistical Programmer

As a statistical programmer and employee-elected board member, Adam shares valuable insights and provides a unique perspective for everyone he works with.

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Lise Giehm

Senior Director Pharmaceutical Development

Lise is one of the team leaders helping keep the Zealand culture alive. She empowers her team and lives by the saying that 90% of your work needs to be fun.

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Kamal J Kaur Sekhon

Medical Scientific Communications Manager

Kamal bridges the gap between Zealand Pharma's science and the world through scientific communication and collaboration.

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Patrick Böiken

Commercial Director

As Commercial Director, Patrick plays a pivotal role in ensuring Zealand's products make it to patients.

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