Maersk Line hands power back to "the Kings"

There was a time when they were called the Kings, and not necessarily in a positive sense. As such, Maersk Line's country managers had their rule reduced, but now they will be given the opportunity to control more again, explains COO Søren Toft.

Maersk Line will hand back the power to country managers that they lost almost a couple of decades ago.

At the time, back in the mid-00s, the group went through what was called the "Culture Shock" in the book of the same name, written by Seaintelligence Consulting CEO Lars Jensen. Namely that the spirit and culture that had existed until shipowner Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller in 2003 handed the company over to his successors, was transformed.

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