Mike Rulis is Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs at Novo Nordisk A/S, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He joined Novo Industri A/S in 1984 as a writer for the company’s employee magazine and since he held different managerial roles with increasing responsibilities within the company.
In 1990-1991 he was expatriated to the USA to establish the corporate communications function at Novo Nordisk of North America Inc. in New York.
Back in Denmark, he served as Director of external communication for Novo Nordisk A/S in 1992, and worked in this capacity until 1996 when he was appointed Executive Assistant to the CEO.
In 2000 he was appointed Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications, while also serving as Executive Assistant to Executive Management.
In 2014 he was promoted Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, and in 2016 he took on additional responsibility for Corporate Stakeholder Engagement, a function charged with leading the company’s work on sustainable development. In September 2016 he was elected President of the Novo Nordisk Haemophilia Foundation Council.
Mike Rulis holds an MA in Danish language & literature from The University of Copenhagen and a BSc in physical education, also from the University of Copenhagen.
He is a Danish national, born 9 April 1957.