Jakob Stausholm

Group CFO


Joined Maersk in 2012
Born in 1968

Jakob Stausholm is a member of the registered management as Group CFO and Chief Financial, Strategy & Transformation Officer for the Transport & Logistics division.

Jakob Stausholm joined the Maersk Group in 2012 as Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer in Maersk Line. He came to Maersk from global facility services provider ISS A/S, where he was Group CFO from 2008 to 2011. Before that, he spent over 19 years with Shell in numerous finance positions, including in Europe, Latin America and Asia, and as Chief Internal Auditor for the group.


  • Jakob Stausholm is on the IBM Board of Advisors and is a non-executive board member of Statoil ASA.

Education highlights

  • Jakob Stausholm holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Copenhagen and has completed executive programmes at Harvard, IMD, Stanford and INSEAD.