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Tom Behrens-Sorensen

Board Member & Senior Advisor at Behrens-Sorensen Advisory P/S


Mr. Tom Behrens-Sorensen served as Group Executive Vice President of A.P. Moller-Maersk Group until 2009. Mr. Behrens-Sorensen has had a 30 year career with the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, of which 25 years in the Asia-Pacific Region, where he championed its expansion to industry leadership positions in China and India. He is a Board Member and Advisor to a number of Asian and Western companies, particularly within the shipping industry. He has over 20 years of experience with the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group in Asia and Australia. He serves as the Chairman of Clavis (Beijing) Consultants Ltd., and Maersk (China) Shipping Co., Ltd. He also serves as Chairman of the Danish Chamber of Commerce in China and Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce in China Transportation Working Group. He served as Executive Chairman of Maersk China Limited. He served as Regional Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of A.P. Moller-Maersk activities in Asia. He serves as a Deputy Chairman of Odense Maritime Technology A/S. He serves as a Director of NOL Group, ECCO (Xiamen) Co. Ltd., ECCO (Xiamen) Tannery Co. Ltd., Wrist Ship Supply Holding A/S, Wrist Ship Supply A/S and Nvisino (Beijing) Advisors Ltd, where he also holds an executive position. He has been a Director of OW Bunker A/S since 2014. He serves as a Director of ECCO Ltd, Odense Maritime Technology Ltd., Stormgeo Holding AS, Red Sea Gateway Terminal Ltd, China Merchants LOSCAM Asia Ltd., and Wrist Ship Supply Ltd. He served as an Independent and Non Executive Director of Neptune Orient Lines Limited from July 1, 2013 to June 10, 2016. He served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hysan Development Company Limited from May 8, 2007 to May 18, 2009. He has been associated with China since 1981 and has been a Beijing resident since 1994. Mr. Behrens-Sorensen is a graduate from the A.P. Moller Shipping Academy and has also attended management courses at INSEAD and Wharton.

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