Biography

Mr. Claus V. Hemmingsen

Chairman

Vice CEO of A.P. Moller - Mærsk A/S.

Claus Hemmingsen became chairman of Maersk Drilling in September 2016, and before that was the business’s CEO.

He originally joined A.P. Moller - Maersk in 1981 as a shipping trainee. After completing his shipping education, he moved to Maersk Drilling's Human Resource department, working for a time in both Hong Kong and Singapore. In 2003 he returned to the head office in Copenhagen as Senior Vice President for Maersk’s global container activities, while also being responsible for APM Terminals.

In June 2004 Claus look charge of Maersk Drilling, and today also holds a number of other senior roles including vice CEO at Mærsk.

He has studied management at London Business School and Cornell University, and gained an Executive MBA from IMD in 2007.

Connect with Claus on LinkedIn here.