CHIEF operating officer at A.P. Møller – Mærsk, Søren Toft, is moving on.

In a statement publish on the company website, it was stated that Mr Toft had “decided to pursue an opportunity outside of the company and will leave effective today”.

“The responsibilities as chief operating officer will in the interim be taken on by Søren Skou effective immediate,” the company statement read.

“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.”

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Chief executive Søren Skou said Mr Toft had made a strong contribution.

“I have worked with Søren for many years, and I appreciate Søren’s many contributions to A.P. Moller – Maersk,” Mr Skou said.

“He leaves an agile and strong operating organization and we all wish Søren the very best in the future.”

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