Maersk layoffs will not affect the group's headquarters

The layoffs of nearly 2,000 employees at Maersk sidestep the group's Copenhagen headquarters, Maersk tells ShippingWatch. By noon Tuesday CET, Maersk's equity was up 2 percent following the upgrade of its 2020 guidance this morning.

Søren Skou took over as Group CEO of A.P. Moeller-Maersk in the summer of 2016. | Photo: Nanna Navntoft/Politiken/Ritzau Scanpix

The layoffs nearly 2,000 employees, set to leave Maersk as part of the reorganization announced in early September, will not affect the Danish organization.

As such, the Copenhagen headquarter gets off more or less scot free, Maersk informs ShippingWatch in connection with the company's announcement Tuesday morning about the number of layoffs.

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