Rubicon CEO: I don't need the prestige

A 30-year career with giant Maersk has been replaced with two part-time CEO positions in Singapore. Still, the new man in town, Paul Carsten Pedersen, says that the work life here is a lot like the old one at Esplanaden in Copenhagen.

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SINGAPORE: A firm handshake followed by a warm and curious smile greets one at the door to the small, bright office of Rubicon Offshore's new Danish CEO. Or the CEO of Jasper Invest, one could say, as Paul Carsten Pedersen's new work life is divided between the two offshore companies.

"It was actually my own idea to run both companies, to get the operations up and running smoothly," says the 58-year-old CEO when asked how he wound up with a 40/60 split job 10,000 kilometers away from Denmark.

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