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Kim Andersen (DEN)

No ALT tag specified Name: Kim Andersen
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 10 August 1957
Nationality: Danish
Residence: Denmark
First Language: Danish
Other Languages: English - Fluent, German - Fluent

Responsibilities within World Sailing

  • To act as the leader of World Sailing
  • To represent World Sailing on all appropriate official occasions
  • To be responsible for ensuring that the purposes and principles of World Sailing are observed and for the general supervision of its activities
  • To support and actively endorse policies that arise from the Council and Board decisions

Sailing Career

Kim Andersen has been sailing since he was 13 and has represented Denmark at 14 World's and European's. Today he is primarily sailing the Dragon, European champion in 2011 and third 2013.

Sailing Administration

2012 - Chair, Equipment Committee
2004 - 2012 Member, Events & Equipment Committee
2000 - 2008 Member, ISAF Council
2007 - 2011 Commodore of the Royal Danish Yacht Club
1992 - 2002 Part of the management team Danish Olympic Team
2000 Team Manager, Sailing Team Denmark, Sydney Olympics

Roles Within World Sailing before becoming President

2012 - 2016 Chair, Equipment Committee
2004 - 2012 Member, Events & Equipment Committee
2000 - 2008 Member, ISAF Council

Other Information

I have been working in an international environment for more than 25 years obtaining management experience.
I have a proven track record, implementing and executing sustainable strategies within sales, marketing and operation.
I have management experience managing companies under different ownerships. (Listed companies, Private Equity and private owned companies). Doing so I have lived 2 years in Australia, 6 month in UK and 7 years in Germany.
Since the Olympic in Barcelona I have been managing the Danish Olympic Sailing Team until the Sydney Olympics.
Business Career:
2016 - Vice President (Customer & Markets), MT Hojgaard
2014 - 2016 Vice President (Offshore & Steelbridge), MT Hojgaard
2010 - 2014 Vice President (Offshore), MT Hojgaard
2007 - 2013 Chairman, Godhavn
2006 - 2008 Managing Director, Britannia Invest
2001 - 2006 Chief Executive Officer, Superfos A/S

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