Nils Smedegaard Andersen is a Danish businessperson who has been the head of 22 different companies and currently is Chairman of Unilever Plc, Chairman of World Wildlife Fund Denmark, Chairman at Faerch A, Member of EU-Russia Industrialists' Round Table, Chairman for Worldwide Flight Services, Inc., Chairman for F. Salling Invest A, Chairman at Rederiet A.P. Møller A, Chairman for 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 the past he occupied the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board at Akzo Nobel NV, Chairman at 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), Vice Chairman at European Round Table of Industrialists, Chairman for Unilever NV, Chairman for Unifeeder A, Chairman of Mærsk Olie og Gas A, Chairman at Salling Group A, Group Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Møller-Mærsk A, Group Chief Executive Officer for 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.