Vincent Clerc to take over as the new CEO from the incumbent Soren Skou on 1 January 2023
Vincent Clerc, currently CEO, AP Moller-Maersk, Ocean & Logistic Business, will succeed current CEO Soren Skou as CEO, Maersk Group, effective 1 January 2023.
“I am grateful for Soren’s support in the CEO succession review making sure the Company does not lose any momentum in its strategic endeavors in a changing and difficult market. The Board believes Vincent holds the right experience and capabilities as CEO to pursue and oversee Maersk’s strategic and organizational development in the years to come” remarked Robert M. Uggla, Chair of the Board of Director, AP Moller-Maersk.
“Now is the right time for Maersk, for Vincent, and for me to make this transition. The Company has executed very well over the past years. We have never been stronger financially and we have an inspiring and visionary plan for the continuation of our global integrator strategy that will guide Maersk for many years to come,” commented Skou.
“I am looking forward, together with the leadership team and all the Maersk colleagues around the world, to take it to the next level, building on the very strong foundation we obtained with Soren at the helm, and delivering on our promises to customers, shareholders, and to the society at large,” stressed Clerc.