Niels Jacobsen, Vice Chair


(man, born 1957)

Joined the Board of Directors in 2017 and was most recently re-elected in 2024 for a term of one year. He is a member of the audit, nomination, remuneration and IT security committees. Because of his position as CEO of William Demant Invest A/S, he is not considered independent.

• William Demant Invest A/S, CEO

• Nissens A/S, board member

• Thomas B. Thrige Foundation, chair

• ABOUT YOU Holding GmbH, vice chair

• ATP Langsigtet Dansk Kapital, member of advisory board

• Central Board of the Confederation of Danish Industry, member

Additional William Demant Invest and Demant A/S-related board memberships:

Jeudan A/S, chair; Össur hf., chair, and Vision RT Ltd., chair.

Niels Jacobsen holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Economics from Aarhus University in Denmark. He has extensive leadership experience from major international companies. His competencies include business management and in-depth knowledge of financial matters, accounting, risk management and M&A. He has broad experience from the global healthcare industry.