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VIDEO: Maersk CEO Soren Skou Lifts Profit Outlook

Screen Grab. Man in suit giving television interview

BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 19, 2020 (Bloomberg) — The world’s largest container line may generate $1.5 billion more in operating profit this year than previously expected, as its business proves resilient to the Covid-19 crisis. A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S provided guidance for the first time since March, and painted a brighter picture of the future than investors and analysts had anticipated. Soren Skou, …

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VIDEO: Maersk launches bold new advertising video “Disconnected”

Screen Grab of advertising video

PortandTerminal.com, June 29, 2020 COPENHAGEN – A.P. Moller-Maersk has launched a bold, new advertising video titled “Disconnected”. The shipping company describes the key message of the video as follows: “New connections between people, processes and data can change your perspective on logistics.” Fans of Maersk’s previous video “This is Your Brain” will not be disappointed with their latest effort which …

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Finally, some good news. Maersk says 2nd qtr demand beats initial expectations

Container ship bow

PortandTerminal.com, June 17, 2020 Maersk expects a much lower impact from COVID-19 on its volumes in the second quarter than previously anticipated, the company informs in an update. COPENHAGEN – A.P. Moller-Maersk said today in a release that market demand was developing “more favourably than originally expected” in the second quarter, sending its shares up sharply by 7%. Maersk, which …

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UPDATE: Maersk gives more specifics on layoff plans

PortandTerminal.com, November 29, 2019 Maersk specified the number of employees that will be affected by the layoffs that were announced this week. In total, the company is planning on letting go at least 200 employees, including up to 100 in Denmark as part of a plan to cut costs, the industry publication ShippingWatch reported on Thursday. “We have announced internally …

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Another senior executive leaves Maersk: Carolina Dybeck Habbe goes to GE

PortandTerminal.com, November 25, 2019 Maersk CFO Carolina Dybeck Happe is quitting the Danish shipping giant just weeks after the departure of coo Soren Toft was announced. COPENHAGEN – GE today announced that Carolina Dybeck Happe, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of GE, effective in early …

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MSC shakes up leadership – Diego Aponte becomes new chairman

Diego Aponte will take over as Chairman at MSC, the company that his father founded in 1970

PortandTerminal.com, November 18, 2019 79-year-old founder and chairman of container shipping line MSC, Gianluigi Aponte, has decided to pass the torch to his son GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – MSC’s founder, 79-year-old Gianluigi Aponte, will step down as chairman and pass the torch on to his son, Diego Aponte, who has until now served as CEO, reports the Wall Street Journal. This …

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BREAKING: Former Maersk COO Søren Toft joins MSC as new CEO

PortandTerminal.com, November 15, 2019 Former Maersk COO Soren Toft has landed the top job at 2M alliance partner MSC. It is not clear how a reorganisation at MSC will be handled. The current president and chief executive is Diego Aponte, the son of controlling shareholder Gianluigi Aponte. GENEVA, SWITZERLAND– Søren Toft will take over the position as CEO at Maersk’s …

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Maersk’s former COO asked to “pack his office and leave immediately”

PortandTerminal.com, November 12, 2019 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – In a surprise move yesterday, Maersk announced that its COO, Søren Toft, was leaving the company to “pursue other opportunities”. The Maersk statement was short on specifics except to say that Mr Toft’s departure was “effective immediately”. Earlier today, maritime industry publication ShippingWatch announced that during an interview they conducted with Mr. Toft …

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Maersk COO Søren Toft steps down effective immediately. Did he quit?

PortandTerminal.com, November 11, 2019 After overseeing the Hamburg Süd acquisition, Maersk chief operating officer Søren Toft is going to pursue outside opportunities. Søren Skou to pick up COO role until a replacement is found COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Maersk’s press release doesn’t reveal much about the sudden departure that was announced today of its COO, Søren Toft. The press release burbles …

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