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Soren Toft

Chief Executive Officer, MSC MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY

Soren Toft joined MSC as Chief Executive Officer in December 2020, reporting to Group President Diego Aponte and Group Chairman Gianluigi Aponte.

He oversees MSC’s global cargo businesses, including ocean and inland intermodal transportation, along with the logistics arm MEDLOG, and he is Chairman of MedTug, an emerging towage and mooring business. He is also a member of Board of Directors of Terminal Investment Ltd (TiL), the terminals business which is majority-owned by MSC.

Soren has over 25 years of experience in the maritime sector and he is a board member of the World Shipping Council, the trade industry body representing container liner companies.

Before joining MSC, he was Chief Operating Officer and a Member of the Executive Board at Maersk. Since joining Maersk in 1994, he held various leadership positions in Europe and Asia. Soren was also Chairman of Hamburg Süd, Maersk Oil Trading, and Maersk Container Industry.

Soren Toft holds an executive MBA from IMD (International Institute for Management Development) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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