Søren Skou is a Danish businessperson who has been at the helm of 11 different companies and is Chief Executive Officer of A.P. Møller-Mærsk An and Chief Executive Officer & Director at Maersk Line An and Chief Executive Officer for Maersk Italia SpA (both are subsidiaries of A.P. Møller-Mærsk A). Søren Skou is also on the board of Höegh Autoliners AS, International Council of Containership Operators, Skou Shipping ApS (former Managing Director) and S. Skou Invest ApS (former Managing Director) and Member of European Round Table of Industrialists.
Mr. Skou previously held the position of Chairman for Maersk Container Industry A, Chairman at Damco International A, Chairman for Broström AB, Chief Executive Officer of Maersk A, Chief Executive Officer for Maersk Italia SpA and Chief Executive Officer at Maersk Tankers A.
Mr. Skou received an MBA from International Institute for Management Development and an undergraduate degree from Copenhagen Business School.