A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S — Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller has died
We are sorry to have to inform you that Partner and shipowner Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller has passed away on 16 April 2012.
Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla says:
"On behalf of the whole family I wish to express our deep sorrow at the loss of our father, grandfather and great grandfather, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller.
My sisters and I have lost a father who never failed neither his family nor his business.
We are grateful that our father lived a long and eventful life. In his never failing wish to do good, together with many and great initiatives, he made a significant mark on our time.
On this day, I am compelled to give thanks to all current and previous employees of the
A.P. Moller - Maersk Group for the loyalty which has been shown to our father throughout the years.
Let us respect his memory."
Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller became partner of Firmaet A.P. Møller in 1940, and from his father's death in 1965 he was the executive officer and chairman of the board of the most significant companies in the A.P. Moller — Maersk Group. Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller was the Chief Executive Officer until 1993 and remained the chairman of the board of A.P. Møller — Mærsk A/S until 2003.
Until his death, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller was the chairman of A.P. Møller og Hustru Chastine Mc-Kinney Møllers Fond til almene Formaal (The Moller Foundation), A.P. Møller og Hustru Chastine Mc-Kinney Møllers Familiefond (The Moller Family Foundation) og Den A.P. Møllerske Støttefond, all of which have considerable shareholdings in A.P. Møller — Mærsk A/S.
Hereafter, Firmaet A.P. Møller includes the following Partners: Nils Smedegaard Andersen, Claus V. Hemmingsen and Søren Skou.
Copenhagen, April 16, 2012
Contact Person: Lars-Erik Brenøe, tel. +45 3363 3363
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