Nils Smedegaard Andersen is a Danish businessperson who has been at the helm of 22 different companies. Currently, Mr. Andersen is Chairman at Unilever Plc, Chairman-Supervisory Board for Akzo Nobel NV, Chairman of Unilever NV, Chairman for World Wildlife Fund Denmark, Chairman of R. Færch Plast A, Member of EU-Russia Industrialists' Round Table, Chairman at Worldwide Flight Services, Inc., Chairman of Salling Group A, Chairman at F. Salling Invest A, Chairman of Rederiet A.P. Møller A, Chairman of Eniro Danmark An and Chairman for F. Salling Holding A. Mr. Andersen is also on the board of Købmand Herman Sallings Fond and Unilever International Holdings NV.
In his past career Mr. Andersen held the position of Chairman for F. Salling A, President & Chief Executive Officer for Carlsberg A Chairman of Feldschloesschen Getraenke AG, President & Chief Executive Officer of Carlsberg Breweries An and Managing Director at Hannen Brauerei GmbH (which are all subsidiaries of Carlsberg A), Group Chief Executive Officer at A.P. Møller-Mærsk An and Group Chief Executive Officer for Maersk A (a subsidiary of A.P. Møller-Mærsk A), Vice Chairman of European Round Table of Industrialists, Chairman at Mærsk Olie og Gas A, Chairman of Unifeeder A, Managing Director & Non-Executive Director at Unión Cervecera SA and Director & Chief Executive Officer-Drinks Division at Hero Group AS.
Mr. Andersen received a graduate degree from the University of Aarhus.