Reuters, quoting ShippingWatch, has reported from Copenhagen that Søren Toft was poached from Maersk by MSC!
Now it is reported that he will be the new CEO of MSC, Maersk’s rival and partner in 2M.
At the time of writing, no announcement has been made by MSC.
According to ShippingWatch, the change of job will be officially announced next week.
18th November addendum: MSC has confirmed that Søren Toft is joining as CEO, Container Business. "He will report directly to Diego Aponte, Group President, and Gianluigi Aponte, founder and Group Chairman...He will be relocating to Geneva with his wife and family and his start date will be communicated in due course," stated MSC in an official statement.