Niels Jacobsen, Deputy Chairman
Joined the Board of Directors in 2017 and was re-elected in 2019 for a term of one year. He is a member of the audit, nomination and remuneration committee. Because of his position as CEO of William Demant Invest A/S, he is not considered independent.
• William Demant Invest A/S, CEO
• KIRKBI A/S, deputy chairman
• Nissens A/S, chairman
• Thomas B. Thrige Foundation, chairman
• ABOUT YOU Holding GmbH, deputy chairman
Additional William Demant Invest and Demant A/S-related duties:
Jeudan A/S, chairman; Össur hf., chairman; Vision RT Ltd., chairman; Founders A/S, chairman; Boston Holding A/S, board member; Sennheiser Communications A/S, board member and HIMPP A/S, chairman.
Niels Jacobsen holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from Aarhus University. 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.