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