Maersk Line announces new CFO

Maersk Line announced on Friday that on 7 april 2015, Pierre Danet, current vice president and regional CFO of Hewlett Packard, printing and personal systems in EMEA, will join Maersk Line as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and be part of management board of Maersk Line.

“Our current Chief Strategy, Finance and Transformation Officer, Jakob Stausholm will continue in the role of Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, adding further focus and leadership to the ongoing transformation and business development of Maersk Line.

As of 7 April 2015, Maersk Line’s management board will consist of Soren Skou, Chief Executive Officer (CEO); Michael Chivers, Chief Human Resources Officer; Vincent Clerc, Chief Trade & Marketing Officer; Pierre Danet, Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Steven Schueler, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO); Jakob Stausholm, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer and Soren Toft, Chief Operating Officer (COO),” the company said in a statement on its website.

Pierre Danet, French, 44 years old, holds a MBA from ESSEC in France, and is married with three children.

Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services.

The company provides ocean transportation in all parts of the world, serving customers through 374 offices in 116 countries.

Maersk Line employs 7,100 seafarers and 25,500 land-based employees and operate 610 container vessels.

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