A million-dollar dent for the boss with the spotless maritime career

Søren Skou delivered his first swing and miss when Maersk Line was forced to downgrade expectations recently. But the shipping boss with 30 years experience from the Maersk Group has a great reputation and no one blames him for a profit plunge in a brutal container market.
Photo: Carsten Snejbjerg/Polfoto/Arkiv
Photo: Carsten Snejbjerg/Polfoto/Arkiv
BY JACOB BREJNEBØLL & JENS ERIK RASMUSSEN

Søren Skou’s career in the Maersk Group has been as polished as the blue-tinted windows in the shipping group’s headquarters at the Esplanade in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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