Trading by management in Novozymes A/S B shares

In accordance with Section 28a of the Danish Securities Trading Act, Novozymes reports the following transactions under ISIN DK0010272129, Novozymes B shares under the symbol NZYM B.

Name Peder Holk Nielsen
Relation/
Category
of close relation
EVP, Enzyme Business
Trading date May 9, 2011   ​
Character of transaction
Exercise of Options
(purchase of shares)
Sale of shares 
Transaction volume, buy (+)/sell (-)
+ 10,000
 - 10,000
Transaction value, DKK

 1,827,000.00

 8,780,589.50

Name Steen Riisgaard
Relation/
Category
of close relation
President & CEO
Trading date May 9, 2011   ​
Character of transaction
Exercise of Options
(purchase of shares)
Sale of shares 
Transaction volume, buy (+)/sell (-)
+ 6,197
 - 6,197
Transaction value, DKK

   917,156.00

5,420,748.50

Contact persons:
Press and media:
Investor relations:
René Tronborg (Europe)
Tel. (direct): +45 4446 2274
Tel. (mobile): +45 3077 2274
Paige Donnelly (USA)
Tel. (direct): +1 919 494 3209
Tel. (mobile): +1 919 218 4501
Tobias Bjorklund
Tel. (direct): +45 4446 8682
Tel. (mobile): +45 3077 8682
Martin Riise Nielsen
Tel. (direct): +45 4446 0738
Tel. (mobile): +45 3077 0738
Thomas Bomhoff (USA)
Tel. (direct): +1 919 494 3483
Tel. (mobile):  +1 919 649 2565