Fifth generation Robert Maersk Uggla to chair AP Moller-Maersk

Fifth generation Robert Maersk Uggla to chair AP Moller-Maersk
Robert Maersk Uggla


Robert Maersk Uggla is to take over Chair of the Board of AP Moller–Maersk as Jim Hagemann Snabe stands down.

Robert Maersk Uggla, CEO of AP Moller Holdings, is the fifth generation of the Maersk family to lead the company. His mother Ane Maersk Mc-Kinney Uggla is also standing down as Vice-Chair of AP Moller–Maersk and will be replaced by board member Marc Engel.

Ane Maersk Mc-Kinney Uggla has been Vice-Chair of AP Moller–Maersk since 2003 and is also chair of AP Moller Holdings.

On the changing of the guard she said, “The transformation of AP Moller – Maersk into an integrated container logistics company is well underway as a result of the efforts of the Board of Directors, the management led by Søren Skou and the many dedicated employees. After three decades on the Board, it is time for me to pass on the responsibility to Robert, who with his seven years on the Board of Directors has been a driving force in the development of AP Moller – Maersk.”

Outgoing Chair Hagemann Snabe will continue as an advisor to the new Chair of the Board and the Board of Directors.

Robert Maersk Uggla said, “I am very humbled to accept the nomination as Chair of the company. We initiated the restructuring and renewal of AP Moller–Maersk in 2016 and have come a long way on many fronts. I am grateful for Ane and Jim’s contributions to the company and their personal support also in the future. I look forward to continuing AP Moller-Maersk’s transformation in close cooperation with Marc Engel, the Board and management.”

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