Maersk’s Skou set to join Nokia board

Maersk’s Skou set to join Nokia board

Soren Skou is set to join the board of Nokia. The board of the Finnish mobile technology giant has nominated the CEO of A.P. Moller Maersk to become a new board member by May.

Skou has been with Maersk since 1983. He became CEO of Maersk Line in 2012, and has been a member of the executive board since 2007. He took over the group three years ago, ushering in enormous change at the company, the world’s largest liner, hiving off energy assets and pursuing a very aggressive digital build up.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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