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Søren Skou has been Group CEO of A.P. Møller Mærsk A/S since June 2016. As of October 2016, CEO of the Transport & Logistics division.

Since 2012, Søren Skou has been CEO of Maersk Line, encompassing Safmarine, MCC and Seago Line, and has been a member of the Management Board since 2007.

Søren Skou joined Maersk in 1983. Over the next decade and a half, he held various positions in Maersk Line, with roles in Copenhagen, New York and Beijing. In 1998 he joined Maersk Tankers, where he was CEO from 2001 to 2011.

Memberships

  • International Council of Containership Operators (ICCO)
  • Education Highlights
  • MBA (honours), IMD, Switzerland
  • Business Administration, Copenhagen Business School
  • Maersk International Shipping Education (M.I.S.E.)

Facts

In September 2016 it was announced that A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S will be reorganised into two separate divisions; Transport & Logistics – which Maersk Line is part of - and Energy. The change in strategy has brought with it a change in leadership at the top of the company.

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Facts

Position:
Chief Executive Officer 

Years at Maersk:
1983 - Now