Maersk Chairman casts doubts on his own future

Maersk Group Chairman Michael Pram Rasmussen has served for 13 years but declines to talk about whether or not he wants to continue after the plan for Maersk's split was presented on Thursday.

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Following the dismissal of former CEO Nils Smedegaard Andersen on June 23rd and the major executive shuffle announced on Thursday, Chairman Michael Pram Rasmussen might be the next to leave the conglomerate in the near future after completing the intense work in the past three months of finding a new structure and strategy for a sustainable future Maersk.

With the split and the new strategic direction, one could argue that Michael Pram Rasmussen has now done his duties and must be ready to pass on the baton to a new chairman for the new Maersk.

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