Maersk Oil: Thomas Thune Andersen to leave, Jakob Thomasen successor
The new CEO of Maersk Oil will be Jakob Thomasen who recently has been head of exploration and business development in Maersk Oil.
Furthermore, he will become a member of the Executive Board of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group.
Among others Mr. Thomasen has led the company’s largest development in Qatar, where the large project at the Al Shaheen Field is 80% complete, and as a geologist, Mr. Thomasen has the requirements for assessing and possibly leading the development of the finds Maersk Oil has made in Angola, the Gulf of Mexico and Great Britain.[break]
Mr. Thomasen was head of Maersk Oil in Qatar from 2004 to 2009. As a geologist, he began his career in Maersk Oil in 1988. He has extensive operational and international experience within exploration and production combined with strong management skills.[break]
Thomas Thune Andersen has been with the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group for 32 years, a partner since 2005 and for the last five years CEO of Maersk Oil. ■