A.P. Moller – Maersk has announced changes to their structure of its Executive Board by appointing Vincent Clerc as CEO of Ocean and Logistics and Henriette Hallberg Thygesen as CEO of Towage, Manufacturing & Others.

A.P. Moller – Maersk says the past years have been spent on transforming from a diversified conglomerate: Separating out the Energy businesses, harvesting synergies between Terminals, Ocean and from the acquisition of Hamburg Sud, and building competitive advantage from technology through digital solutions to optimize operations and create more value for customers.

“A year ago, we integrated our customer facing roles across the company. We are now ready to accelerate the execution of our strategy through increased commercial and operational integration,” says Søren Skou, CEO of A.P. Moller – Maersk and continues:

“With the new leadership structure announced today, I am confident that we will increase the pace. We have a simple and agile foundation for profitable growth and the new Executive Board is united in the goal of integrating our value proposition and maximizing the value creation across the business.”

Effective immediately, Vincent Clerc is appointed as CEO of Ocean and Logistics, uniting the teams in operations focused on Ocean delivery with the commercial team to ensure a better offering of integrated services to our more than 70.000 customers and to facilitate end-to-end process thinking.

Furthermore, Henriette Hallberg Thygesen is appointed as member of the Executive Board in a new role as CEO of Towage, Manufacturing & Others where she will be responsible for all independent businesses ensuring focus on their performance as well as fleet management and other enabling functions with focus on driving additional synergies.

“We have successfully completed the first phases of our transformation. With the new structure and Henriette Hallberg Thygesen joining our Executive Board, Søren Skou and his team are ready to execute on the next steps in the transformation, ensuring full focus on customer value, strengthening our end-to-end delivery capabilities and creating profitable growth,” says Jim Hagemann Snabe, Chairman of the Board of Directors, A.P. Moller – Maersk.