MSC founder's son appointed new CEO

MSC gets a new CEO and Chairman in Diego Aponte, son of founder Gianluigi Aponte.

MSC now appoints a new CEO and Chairman for the carrier. Diego Aponte, who is the son of founder Gianluigi and is thus intimately familiar with business, will take over the reins. He has, along with his father, spearheaded the negotiations with Maersk Line that led to the creation of the 2M alliance.

"It is important that we keep looking forward and that we prepare the company for the future," says Gianluigi Aponte in a statement. Diego Aponte adds:

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