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Soren Toft announces his arrival at MSC

After announcing his departure from AP Moeller – Maersk a year ago former Maersk chief operating officer Soren Toft has finally taken up his new position as Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) CEO on 2 December.

Toft will report directly to MSC group president Diego Aponte and Gianluigi Aponte, the company’s founder and Chairman.

According to an MSC statement, Toft will oversee the carrier’s global cargo businesses, which include, ocean liner and logistics operations, and he will sit on the board of directors MSC’s terminal division, Terminal Investment Ltd (TiL), which is majority-owned by MSC.

Commenting on the new CEO’s arrival, Diego Aponte said: “With his twenty-five years of experience in leadership roles at Maersk, and his comprehensive understanding of the future of the container shipping supply chain, Soren is the ideal match to help lead MSC into the future.”

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