About the VELUX Group

For more than 80 years, the VELUX Group has created better indoor environments by bringing daylight and fresh air into homes and other buildings all over the world. The VELUX Group was founded in Denmark and is today an international company with a presence in 37 countries.

The most important prerequisite for all life and work is light.

VELUX Founder Villum Kann Rasmussen

A model company works with products useful to society and treats its customers, suppliers, employees of all categories and shareholders better than most other companies. A model company makes a profit which can finance growth and maintain financial independence.

VELUX Founder Villum Kann Rasmussen, 1965

To create well-being for people and planet by transforming spaces using daylight and fresh air.

VELUX Group Purpose


The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company owned by the Villum Foundation and Kann Rasmussen family members. The VELUX Group’s financial results are incorporated into VKR Holding’s consolidated accounts. In 2023, the VELUX Group had a total revenue of EUR 2.91 billion, VKR Holding had a total revenue of EUR 3.97 billion, and the Villum Foundation and the VELUX FOUNDATION donated EUR 184.6 million in charitable grants. The VKR Group consists of two main business areas, VELUX and DOVISTA, and is present in 38 countries.


Lars Petersson, CEO
Anders Götzsche, EVP and CFO
Tina Mayn, EVP Products
Aliëtte van der Wal-van Dijk, EVP Global Marketing 
Iben Schmidt Helbirk, EVP People & Organisation
André Dot, EVP Region Southwest Europe
Jacob Madsen, EVP Region North
Anders Dam Vestergaard, EVP Region North America, CEE, APAC & Altaterra

VELUX headquarters


With 21 production sites in 12 countries and sales companies in 37 countries, our products are widely available. We employ around 11,900 people and our company is headquartered north of Copenhagen in Denmark.