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Maersk execs make millions by exercising options

Several Maersk senior executives, including Nils Smedegaard Andersen, Søren Skou, and Kim Fejfer, have exercised options and traded shares.

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Following the publication of the company's annual report last week, several senior executives at A.P. Moeller-Maersk have used the opportunity to exercise their options to purchase shares in the company, and a big part of the acquired shares have already been sold off - resulting in solid million-dollar gains.

Maersk Group CEO Nils Smedegaard Andersen, as part of his options, took the opportunity to purchase 554 shares in the company for a discount price of USD 5,022 per share, putting the total transaction at USD 2.78 million.

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