A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S appoints Carolina Dybeck Happe as Chief Financial Officer

Accomplished Finance and Digital transformation leader to join A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board.

Carolina Dybeck Happe will assume responsibility as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S, effective no later than 1 January 2019. She comes from a position as CFO of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions.

“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,” says Soren Skou, CEO, A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S.

As CFO of ASSA ABLOY, Carolina Dybeck Happe played a key role in the company’s development from a regional player to its current global leading position with annual sales of USD 8 billion and 47.000 employees.

“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,” says Carolina Dybeck Happe.

Jim Hagemann Snabe, Chairman of the Board of Directors, A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S continues:

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome Carolina Dybeck Happe as CFO and new member of our Executive Board. Carolina Dybeck Happe is a strong addition for our leadership team and her experience and qualifications will be of great value as Maersk strengthens the core performance and accelerates the business transformation.” 

Prior to Carolina Dybeck Happe’s current position, she held various finance leadership positions in ASSA ABLOY (2002-2011) and also served as Chief Financial Officer of Trelleborg (2011-2012). She holds an MSc in Finance & Administration from University of Uppsala, Sweden.