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"It is an outdated principle to have a one-person management"

Royal Arctic Line's CEO Verner Hammeken says management has become "a little more modern," after distributing leadership roles between three executives. "It has been a disadvantage to stand alone," says the CEO in an interview with ShippingWatch.

Verner Hammeken, formerly of Maersk and Damco, has been CEO of Greenland's Royal Arctic Line since August 2015. | Photo: Royal Arctic Line

Royal Arctic Line Chief Executive Verner Hammeken will no longer be the only one to explain – and, at times, defend – the huge strategic shift underway for the entire supply of goods to Greenland.

As Hammeken puts it, customers, the board, partners and the press will now have more access to Royal Arctic Line, after the government-owned carrier announced that top management has been expanded to three executives.

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