September 05, 2023

Helle Hönig joins Maternity Foundation as Chief Operating Officer  

Maternity Foundation happily welcomes Helle Hönig as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Helle comes with a wealth of experience within leadership and organisational development as well as business development and transformation from a variety of sectors, including management consulting, large corporations, and tech start-up companies. Her previous employers include  SimCorp and PA Consulting amongst others, and she has worked as COO in various tech start-up companies.  

Helle will be based at Maternity Foundation’s Copenhagen office and will be taking on a cross-cutting role, supporting the implementation of Maternity Foundation’s strategy and undertaking organisational tasks, as part of the Executive Leadership team.  

“We are thrilled to welcome Helle Hönig to Maternity Foundation. Her strong background in driving business transformation and organisational development from larger companies, start-ups and management consultancy makes her a perfect match for the role as Chief Operating Officer. We look forward to leveraging her widescale knowledge of using technology as a key business driver when broadening the scope of our digital Safe Delivery+ programme in the years to come,” says Maternity Foundation’s CEO, Anna Frellsen.   

“I am so happy to join Maternity Foundation and excited about being able to use my broad background and experience to support our global team in supporting midwives and other healthcare professionals save lives. So proud to work for such a strong cause,” says Helle.  

Helle joins at a crucial time at Maternity Foundation where we are expanding our reach and our services to better support midwives and other healthcare professionals in ensuring quality healthcare for mothers and their newborns globally.  

To date, Maternity Foundation has reached 375,000 healthcare professionals across the world, and our digital tool, the Safe Delivery App is currently available in around 30 language versions and used in more than 40 countries.     

For more information, please contact Head of Communications at Maternity Foundation, Helle Degn: + 45 30561551 /  

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