Nils Smedegaard Andersen is a Danish businessperson who has been at the head of 22 different companies and presently occupies the position of Chairman for Unilever Plc, Chairman-Supervisory Board of Akzo Nobel NV, Chairman of World Wildlife Fund Denmark, Chairman for Faerch A, Member of EU-Russia Industrialists' Round Table, Chairman at Worldwide Flight Services, Inc., Chairman at F. Salling Invest A, Chairman for Rederiet A.P. Møller A, Chairman of Eniro Danmark An and Chairman at 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 he was Chairman for F. Salling A, Group Chief Executive Officer at A.P. Møller-Mærsk An and Group Chief Executive Officer of Maersk A (a subsidiary of A.P. Møller-Mærsk A), President & Chief Executive Officer for Carlsberg A Chairman of Feldschloesschen Getraenke AG, President & Chief Executive Officer at Carlsberg Breweries An and Director at Hannen Brauerei GmbH (which are all subsidiaries of Carlsberg A), Vice Chairman of European Round Table of Industrialists, Chairman of Unilever NV, Director at Salling Group A, Chairman for Mærsk Olie og Gas A, Chairman at Unifeeder 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.