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