Nils Andersen

Nils Andersen was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Unilever in April 2015. He is also a member of Unilever's Audit Committee.

Nils S Andersen

Non-Executive Director

Mr Andersen is a Non-Executive Director at BP plc, Chairman of Dansk Supermarked Group and Chairman of Unifeeder A/S.

From 2007 to 2016 he served as Group Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S. Before that he was Executive Vice President of Carlsberg A/S and Carlsberg Breweries A/S from 1999-2001, becoming President, Chief Executive Officer from 2001-2007. 

He has also previously worked for de Danske Sukkerfabrikker, Tuborg International, Union Cervecera, Hannen Brauerei and Hero Group. Mr Andersen was also previously Non-Executive Director of Inditex, Vice-Chairman of the European Round Table of Industrialists and a member of the Committee on Business Policies, Confederation of Danish Industry.

History

  • 2017: Became Chairman of Unifeeder A/S
  • 2016: Became a Non-Executive Director BP plc
  • April 2015: Became a Non-Executive Director at Unilever and a member of Unilever's Compensation Committee until April 2016 when he became a member of Unilever's Audit Committee
  • 2007-2016: Group Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S
  • 2001-2007: President, Chief Executive Officer of Carlsberg A/S and Carlsberg Breweries AS
  • 1999-2001: Executive Vice President of Carlsberg A/S and Carlsberg Breweries AS
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