Søren Toft

Executive Vice President Søren Toft (43) joined A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S in 1994.

Søren Toft, Executive Vice President A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S and Chief Operating Officer, Chairman Maersk Container Industry, Board Member of Hamburg Süd Advisory Board.

Søren Toft has held various commercial and operational roles both in Headquarters, Germany and Indonesia before his appointment as Head of Network Planning in Maersk Line. A position he held until 2014 where he was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Maersk Line and holds the responsibility of global operations for the liner businesses with the goal of providing the most reliable and efficient service for customers.

Søren Toft has also overseen the acquisition and integration of Hamburg Süd. The deal closed in Q4 2017, and he is now Board Member of the Advisory Board in Hamburg Süd.

Education highlights

  • Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland (2008–2009)
  • A.P. Moller’s Shipping Education