Nils Smedegaard Andersen is a Danish businessperson who has been at the head of 21 different companies. Presently, he occupies the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board for Akzo Nobel NV, Chairman at World Wildlife Fund Denmark, Chairman for R. Færch Plast A, Member of EU-Russia Industrialists' Round Table, Chairman at Worldwide Flight Services, Inc., Chairman of Salling Group A, Chairman of F. Salling Invest A, Chairman for Rederiet A.P. Møller A, Chairman of Eniro Danmark An and Chairman at F. Salling Holding A.
He is also on the board of BP Plc, Unilever NV and Unilever International Holdings NV.
In the past Nils Smedegaard Andersen occupied the position of Chairman of F. Salling A, President & Chief Executive Officer for Carlsberg A Chairman at Feldschloesschen Getraenke AG, President & Chief Executive Officer at 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), Member of European Round Table of Industrialists, Chairman of 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.
Nils Smedegaard Andersen received a graduate degree from the University of Aarhus.