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Nils S. Andersen


The Netherlands

Nils Andersen is Chair of ASML and Scan Global Logistics. Former chairmanships include Unilever, AkzoNobel, Worldwide Flight Services, Faerch Group and William Demant Holding.

From 2007 to 2016, Nils Andersen held the position of Group CEO of A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S. Prior to this, he served as President and Group CEO of Carlsberg A/S from 2001 to 2007. He has extensive experience in fast-moving consumer goods, oil and gas, and transport and logistics.

Nils Andersen holds a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark. He also completed an Advanced Management Programme at Wharton Business School and various Executive Management Programmes at Harvard, IMD and Stanford.

Nils Andersen was a member of the European Round Table for Industry from 2001 to 2016 and again since 2018. He served as the group’s vice-chair from 2012 to 2016 and is currently chair of the ERT Committee on Competition Policy.