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.
In April 2017, he stepped down as President & CEO of William Demant Holding A/S to become CEO of William Demant Invest A/S, the wholly-owned holding company for all Oticon Foundation investment activities.
Board memberships (selected)
William Demant Holding A/S, deputy chairman
KIRKBI A/S, deputy chairman
Nissens A/S, board member
Thomas B. Thrige Foundation, chairman