Executive Management


Claus A. Petersen


When SEMIKRON and Danfoss Silicon Power merged in August 2022 creating Semikron Danfoss, Claus A. Petersen was named president.

Prior to the merger Claus Petersen has been responsible for Danfoss Silicon Power since 1998, where he successfully grew the business to be a top 3 supplier of Power Modules in Europe.

Claus has been part of the Danfoss Group since 1984, working in several areas of the business. However, he has spent the latter 20+ years in the Drives business, working in sales and marketing prior to starting up the Danfoss Silicon Power business.

Board of directors:

Kim Fausing, chairman

President & CEO, Danfoss

  • Born: August 1964
  • Nationality: Danish
  • Resident: Denmark

Harald Jäger


  • Nationality: German
  • Resident: Germany

Ralf Winkler

Former CFO in Steel Industry/Construction

  • Nationality: German
  • Resident: Germany

Jesper Christensen

Executive Vice President & CFO, Danfoss

  • Born: November 1969
  • Nationality: Danish
  • Resident: Denmark

Mika Kulju

President, Danfoss Drives

  • Born: 1968
  • Nationality: Finnish
  • Resident: Finland