Net Worth: $4 Billion
- Source of Wealth Medical Devices
- Birth Place Denmark
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Niels Peter Louis-Hansen
- Nationality Denmark
- Date of Birth October 25, 1947
- Occupation Deputy Chairman of Coloplast
- Children One Child
About Niels Peter Louis-Hansen
Niels Peter Louis-Hansen is the Deputy Chairman of the Coloplast Board and he has an estimated net worth of $4 billion as of December 2015 according to Forbes. According to Forbes, he is the fourth richest person in Denmark and is ranked 613th in the list of World Billionaires.
Mr. Louis-Hansen, born October 25, 1947, has earned his estimated net worth of $2.4 billion since he joined Coloplast, an international company that develops, manufactures and markets medical devices and services related to ostomy, urology, continence, and wound care. The company founded in 1957 by his late father, Aage Louis-Hansen. In 1983, he decided to take it public. Its current products include colostomy bags, catheters and medical implants. It also manufactures dressings for wound.
Currently, the Danish health care company has $2 billion in sales. Niels Peter owns a 21% stake in the publicly-traded company which made him the largest shareholder. In 2012, its shares did well in the market and his fortune was up by $900 million. He also manages a foundation which was named after his parents which funds cultural and scientific initiatives.