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niels smedegaard

President and CEO


Niels Smedegaard, DFDS' CEO
Our vision is to contribute to your success by being a genuinely customer-focused and customer-driven company.

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Year of birth: 1962
President and CEO since 2007
Education: MSc. Economy, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark; MBA Exchange program, University of Texas, Austin, USA.

Chair: The Bikuben Foundation, ECSA (European Community Shipowners´ Association), Kollegiefonden Bikuben.

Deputy Chair: Danish Shipping.

Board member: Interferry, TT Club, Denmark-America Foundation, Falck A/S, FrederiksbergFonden.

Previous positions: President and CEO, e-gatematrix (a Gate Gourmet Group subsidiary); Executive Vice President and CFO, Gate Gourmet Group; Vice President, Head of Strategic Controlling, Swissair Associated Companies; Vice President, Corporate Finance, SAS Service Partner; Manager Treasury, SAS Finance.
Niels Smedegaard
Niels Smedegaard