Distinguished Alumni

The Distinguished Alumni award honours outstanding alumni from CBS.

Copenhagen Business School is proud of all our alumni and wishes to recognize graduates who have distinguished themselves. The Distinguished Alumni award honours outstanding alumni who have drawn positive attention to the business school, and the award is a recognition of their achievements of noteworthy value and accomplishments. The recipients must be alumni who have excelled by achieving unique profiles and careers.

The Distinguished Alumni Award honours alumni who have:

•    A degree from Copenhagen Business School
•    Contributed positively to the Danish and/or international society
•    Engaged themselves in CBS after graduation
•    A professional career within the public or private sector showing extraordinary results

The title of Distinguished Alum is awarded by CBS.

The following alumni have been appointed:

2017: Claus Meyer

Distinguished Alumnus Claus Meyer, 2017
Claus Meyer receives the Distinguished Alumnus Award 2017. (Photo: Jakob Grøndahl)

Claus Meyer is a successful entrepreneur who has excelled by turning passion into profession and in creating impact. Meyer has had a remarkable career and has built not one, but many companies and created many jobs. With food and cooking as his primary platforms he has shown a commitment to society, and to society’s weakest, and he is furthermore one of the architects of the world famous new Nordic kitchen.

Claus Meyer has contributed to Copenhagen Business School in various ways, not least by sharing his experience and knowledge as an Adjunct Professor.

Read a portrait of Claus Meyer and learn about Meyer and the Distinguished Alumni Award at CBS.

2014: Andreas Nicolaisen

Distinguished Alumnus Andreas Nicolaisen, 2014
Andreas Nicolaisen was awarded the title of Distinguished Alumnus in 2014. (Photo: Bjarke MacCarthy)

Andreas Nicolaisen, Knight of the Dannebrog, earned the title of Distinguished Alumnus for his contribution to accounting and his voluntary work, which has been highly beneficial to CBS. He has chaired the Danish Society for Education and Business (DSEB), the Corps of Examiners for Business Education at Universities, and CBS Academic Housing, and more.

Read a portrait of Andreas Nicolaisen and see his CV.


The page was last edited by: Alumni // 03/17/2017