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Obituary: Haldor Topsøe passes away

12:51 PM MDT | May 20, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Haldor Frederik Axel Topsøe, founder of Haldor Topsøe (Copenhagen) passed away, shortly before his 100th birthday, after a brief illness, the company and his family announced Monday. He remained actively involved in the daily operations of Haldor Topsøe A/S as working chairman of the board until a few weeks before his death, when he fell and broke his hip, an accident from which he never recovered.   A researcher, entrepreneur, and businessman, Topsøe was a humanitarian engaged in key world issues. “The corporate...

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