Global shipping major A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S on Monday announced that the company’s Chief Operating Officer Søren Toft has quit. “Chief Operating Officer in A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, Søren Toft has decided to pursue an opportunity outside of the company and will leave effective today,” a communique issued by Maersk on November 11 read.
The responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer will in the interim be taken on by Søren Skou effective immediate. The Executive Board will hereafter consist of Søren Skou, CEO and interim COO, Carolina Dybeck Happe, CFO, Vincent Clerc, CCO, and Morten Engelstoft, CEO of APM Terminals, it added.
Wishing the outgoing COO, Maersk CEO Skou said, “I have worked with Søren for many years, and I appreciate Søren’s many contributions to A.P. Moller – Maersk. He leaves an agile and strong operating organization and we all wish Søren the very best in the future.”
Sea News, November 12