Torben Valsted

Torben Valsted is an international “Business Imagineer” focused on building growth-unleashing relationships in symbiosis between commercial understanding and consumer-centric insights. Torben has been a transformational leader and growth architect for Nike, Nestlé and Carlsberg. He is a true believer of Phil Knight’s (founder of Nike) wisdom; “it can be a gift not knowing anything about a new job because it’s preventing any ideas copying what has already been done”. His extensive commercial experience from leadership roles in Trade Marketing, Sales, Marketing, Planning, Business Development, Retail and Analytics, is a living testimony to this belief. Torben is considered an inspiring and innovative leader with a proven track record delivering substantial impact from Imagineering the building of strengthened shopper/consumer relationships.