Smedegaard on his DFDS exit: Very well timed despite Brexit uncertainty

Niels Smedegaard will step down as chief executive of DFDS shortly after the UK is scheduled to leave the EU. Still, the timing is exactly right, he says. "I think this comes at a very good time for the company," he tells ShippingWatch.

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Just one month after the current date for the UK's exit from the European Union, Niels Smedegaard will step down as chief executive officer of DFDS.

And the UK represents a key market for the Danish shipping and logistics group which has for more than two years been preparing for how to safely navigate through Brexit, as of now scheduled for March 28 – a process which the CEO has repeatedly stressed the importance of.

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