40 years in shipping gave Tommy Thomsen top jobs in bulk, ports and start-ups

Lauritzen Fonden CEO Tommy Thomsen is on the boards of a range of shipping companies internationally. Potential conflicts of interest are a central part of his considerations when offered new seats. "I have turned some down," he says.

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With a career of over 40 years within shipping, Tommy Thomsen's opinions and experience are sought after by several players in the business.

Next to his day-to-day job as chief executive of Lauritzen Fonden, which controls shipping lines DFDS and J. Lauritzen, Thomsen currently has board and advisory roles at companies covering terminals and dry bulk as well as maritime start-ups.

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