On the 29 April 2019, Maersk Supply Service will have a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Karl Thorngren.
Karl Thorgren is the current CFO of Svitzer Australia and has 15 years experience leading corporate finance entities. He has also spent ample time within the maritime sector since 2010.
According to Karl Thorngren, he would be delighted to be part of an organization that focuses on business diversification, delivering top-notch solutions to the energy sector. He further stated that the Business Services Function should lend support to Maersk Supply Service’s global operations as much as possible, which will be of great importance as regards the company success moving into new industries and segments.
He was the Head of M&A and Projects at A.P Moller-Maersk and also a member of the Esvagt Board of Director before the role at Svitzer Australia. Karl Thorngren has a Masters Degree in Accounting and Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics.
CEO Steen S. Karstensen has a high opinion of him as he is confident that Maersk Supply Service has found a perfect match in Karl. According to him, his impressive track record in the realm of global finance and maritime sector will be a great asset as Maersk Supply Service matches forward in strength.
Karl Thorngren will be taking over from CFO Michael Krabbe, who will assume another role outside the company in January. For the time been, the vacant CFO position will be occupied by Mads Winthers, Senior VP and Head of Strategy and M&A for the Energy division of A.P. Moller – Maersk.
In this position(as CFO), Karl Thorngren will be directly answerable to CEO Steen S. Karstensen and will be part of the Senior Management Team in Maersk Supply Service.