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Jesper Kjaedegaard is an independent Board Member of several maritime related companies and a Partner at Mercator International, an international consulting firm offering advisory services to the maritime sector including investors with an interest in ports, vessels and other maritime related assets.
Mr. Kjaedegaard had a long and distinguished career with the A.P.Moller-Maersk Group where he served as a member of the A.P.Moller Group’s Executive Board for all Container related Business, whilst also heading up the company's global liner company, known then as Maersk-Sealand. He was also deeply involved in developing the Group's container terminal activities, now better known as APM Terminals. In 2005 he relocated to the UK to become CEO of the The Maersk Company Ltd, until he left the company in 2009.
Mr Kjaedegaard currently serves as a Non-Executive Board Director for a number of both listed and privately owned maritime and transport related companies in Europe and South America. This includes V-Group, Hafnia Tankers and BIMCO. He is also past President of the British Chamber of Shipping and Chairman of Maritime UK.