Robert Mærsk Uggla

Robert Mærsk Uggla

Born: 1978
Gender: Male
Joined the Board: 2014
Current election period: 2020-2022

Chair of the Board of Directors, Chair of the Nomination Committee, Member of Remuneration Committee and Transformation & Innovation Committee.

Not considered independent due to the position as CEO of A.P. Møller Holding A/S

CEO, A.P. Møller Holding A/S

Other management duties, etc.:

The Drilling Company of 1972, A/S* (vice-chair), A.P. Møller Capital P/S (chair); Maersk Tankers A/S (chair); Maersk Product Tankers A/S (chair); ZeroNorth A/S (director); Agata ApS (CEO); Estemco XII ApS (CEO); IMD (director of the foundation board), International Business Leaders’ Advisory Council (member), and Board positions in a number of controlled subsidiaries of A.P. Møller Holding A/S

*listed company


MSc in Business Administration (2003), Stockholm School of Economics, including studies at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.

Executive education at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford Business School, Harvard Business School, and IMD.


Leadership experience within investments, incubation, transportation & infrastructure activities.

Attendance in Board and Committee meetings during 2021:

  • Board meetings: 9 out of 9
  • Nomination Committee meetings: 2 out of 2
  • Remuneration Committee meetings: 5 out of 5
  • Transformation & Innovation Committee meetings: 1 out of 5
    *in 2021 the Transformation & Innovation Committee held 5 meetings; 4 of these were after Robert Mærsk Uggla stepped down in March
Chairman of the Board