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