In the role as the CEO of Nets, Bo Nilsson leads a company whose services are used by a staggering 98% of the Danish people annually. Consequently, changes in public demand significantly influence Nilsson’s work and decision-making. However, as Nilsson is in a position to change the way digital payments are carried out, his decisions also have a wide-ranging impact on society. In the past, Bo Nilsson has played an essential role in turning small companies into market leaders, showcasing his ability to foresee and act on consumer trends. These experiences are valuable to Nets, as the company operates in a digital world where swift changes in consumer demands cultivate the need for innovative solutions. Since becoming the CEO of Nets in 2014, Bo Nilsson has been the driving force behind an extensive organisational transformation seeking to bring innovative digital products and services to Nets’ strong customer base.
Nets is one of the biggest payment-service companies in Europe, handling more than 7 billion transactions in 2016 alone. The company aims at connecting banks, businesses, the public sector, and consumers through a global digital payments network. Nets is mainly situated in the Nordic and Baltic regions, where it works with 240 banks, 300,000 merchants, and serves 35 million card customers