MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company yesterday announced that Soren Toft will join as Chief Executive Officer. He will support the Aponte family at the helm to ensure that the company remains a global leader in the years to come. As the world of shipping continues to evolve through great challenges such as digitalisation and the environmental goals set by the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), container carriers and their customers face a range of exciting tests and opportunities.
Soren Toft comes with an impressive career background and pedigree in the industry, having worked at Maersk for the past 25 years, specifically as Maersk Line’s Chief Operating Officer since 2014. MSC is confident that this appointment will bring significant value to its cargo businesses, building on the company’s existing strengths and boosting its development plans even further.
Mr Toft will be relocating to Geneva with his wife and family and his start date will be communicated in due course.
MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is a privately-owned global shipping company founded in 1970 by Gianluigi Aponte. As one of the world’s leading container shipping lines, it operates 493 offices across 155 countries worldwide with over 70,000 employees. With 520 vessels MSC sails on more than 200 trade routes, calling at over 500 ports.
Soren Toft will be relocating to Geneva with his wife and family and his start date will be communicated in due course.