Vincent Clerc, Henriette Thygesen in new AP Moller-Maersk Executive Board

Dec 19, 2019: AP Moller-Maersk has reorganised its Executive Board by appointing Vincent Clerc as CEO of Ocean and Logistics and Henriette Hallberg Thygesen as CEO of Towage, Manufacturing & Others.

“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. 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 maximising the value creation across the business,” said Søren Skou, CEO, AP Moller - Maersk.

Clerc's appointment leads to a joining of the operations focused on Ocean delivery with the commercial team to ensure a better offering of integrated services and to facilitate end-to-end process thinking. Thygesen 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,” said Jim Hagemann Snabe, chairman of the board of directors, AP Moller - Maersk.

“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,” said Jim Hagemann Snabe, chairman of the board of directors, AP Moller - Maersk.

The full list of the Executive Board is as follows: 

Skou, CEO of A.P. Moller - Maersk; 

Thygesen, executive vice president AP Moller - Maersk and CEO of Towage, Manufacturing & Others; 

Clerc, executive vice president AP Moller - Maersk and CEO of Ocean and Logistics; and 

Morten Engelstoft, executive vice president, AP Moller - Maersk and CEO for APM Terminals.