Agnete Kirk Kristiansen returns to the LEGO Foundation Board of Directors as current board member, Sidsel Marie Kristensen, is appointed new Chief Executive Officer
The LEGO Foundation Board of Directors has appointed Sidsel Marie Kristensen as new CEO, where she will focus on setting a future strategic direction for the foundation. Building on her extensive experience from the LEGO®-ecosystem, she will step into the role from 1 February 2023, for a period of minimum one year and possibly longer.
Sidsel has been a board member of the LEGO Foundation since 2020 and a board member of Merlin Entertainments, who operates the LEGOLAND parks, since 2019. Recently, she also joined the Board of Directors at BrainPOP, a leading digital learning provider. As such, she brings a unique understanding of learning through play and the role of the LEGO Foundation in supporting children and families across the world.
With the appointment as CEO, Sidsel will step down from the LEGO Foundation Board of Directors and Agnete Kirk Kristiansen will return to the board as part of the Kirk Kristiansen family’s continued commitment to drive positive impact through the LEGO Foundation.