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Zealand Pharma A/S (ZEAL)

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Zealand Pharma A/S

Sydmarken 11
Copenhagen 2860
45 88 77 36 00

Full-time employees237

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Adam Sinding Steensberg M.D.Pres & CEO680.84kN/A1974
Mr. Ivan Mourits MollerChief Operating OfficerN/AN/A1972
Lani Pollworth MorvanInvestor Relations & Communications OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Mads KronborgHead of Investor Relations & CommunicationN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Ravinder ChahilSr. VP & Gen. CounselN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Christina Sonnenborg BredalSr. VP and Global Head of People & OrganizationN/AN/A1985
Ms. Hanne Heidenheim BakSr. Project Director, R&D Operations Mang. and Employee Representative DirectorN/AN/A1953
Dr. Jens Damsgaard Mikkelsen M.D.Head of Molecular PharmacologyN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Danilo VergeHead of Global Medical AffairsN/AN/AN/A
Dr. David M. Kendall M.D.Chief Medical OfficerN/AN/A1962
Amounts are as of 31 December 2021, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Zealand Pharma A/S, a biotechnology company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of peptide-based medicines in Denmark. It has a portfolio of medicines focusing on gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, and other specialty disease areas with unmet medical needs. The company markets lixisenatide under the brand names of Adlyxin and Lyxumia; Dasiglucagon, a single use syringe or autoinjector for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia, congenital hyperinsulinism, and post bariatric surgery hypoglycemia; and Dasiglucagon dual-hormone artificial pancreas for automated diabetes management. The company's pipeline includes Dasiglucagon that is in Phase III clinical trials for congenital hyperinsulinism. The company is also developing glepaglutide, a long acting GLP-2 analog, which is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of short bowel syndrome. Zealand Pharma A/S has collaboration agreements with Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH; Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH; Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Beta Bionics, Inc. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Corporate governance

Zealand Pharma A/S’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 September 2022 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 8; Board: 2; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.