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Carolina Dybeck Happe announced as new Chief Financial Officer

TLME News Service

Carolina Dybeck Happe has been announced as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S, effective no later than 1 January 2019.

Happe comes from a position as CFO of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions.

Maersk CEO Soren Skou said: “Carolina Dybeck Happe brings significant experience from a company with a strong organic and acquisition growth record.

“In her tenure as CFO, Carolina Dybeck Happe has created substantial shareholder value, successfully streamlined processes and driven the digital agenda in a well-reputed, global company.

“She draws on a skill set that will benefit our organisation and continued business transformation. I look forward to welcoming Carolina Dybeck Happe to A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S.”

Happe said: “I am happy to join A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S at such exciting times. A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S is a market leader with solid values and an ambitious strategy that’s positioning the company for future growth and value creation.

“I am looking forward to complementing the team in shaping the future A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S and delivering on the strategy.”

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Carolina Dybeck Happe
Carolina Dybeck Happe

The move comes after the current Chief Finance, Strategy and Transformation Officer and registered director, Jakob Stausholm, decided to leave A.P. Moller - Maersk.

Soren Skou said: “I have had the pleasure of working closely with Jakob for more than six years and I have always valued Jakob’s enthusiasm and support.

“Jakob inspires as well as challenges the organization. He has led the first part of our digital transformation and has done a great job in driving our strategy and managing the CFO-areas.

“I would like to thank Jakob for a good partnership and his contribution and I wish him all the best in the future.”

Jakob Stausholm said: “It has been an honour and a pleasure to work for Maersk. Søren Skou and the company has shown great confidence in me and I have been offered some of the most exciting job opportunities.

“I very much agree with the new organisational design. It is the right solution for the company, however as a consequence of the change, I have requested to pursue other opportunities.

“Digitalisation is changing our business model and the way in which we drive and implement our strategy.”

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