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Engagement over time – the family in the Foundations

Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla became the Chairman of the A.P. Moller Foundation in 2012, succeeding her father Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller. Ane M. M. Uggla’s engagement in the Foundation started 26 years earlier, when she became the first of her generation to be a member of the Board. The next generation has since joined.

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The A.P. Moller Foundation was established in 1953 by A.P. Møller, who was its first Chairman. Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller was a board member and became the second Chairman upon his father’s death in 1965.

In accordance with its deed, at least one descendant of A.P. Møller must be a member of the Foundation’s Board and thus ensure that the Foundation will continue to exercise its role as an engaged owner of businesses in the spirit of A.P. Møller .

The phrase “in the spirit of A.P. Møller” is derived from the deed of the Foundation, where A.P. Møller explains his business principles in three short statements, saying that the companies:

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Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller remained the Chairman of the A.P. Moller Foundation until his death in 2012. During his chairmanship, first Ane M. M. Uggla (1986) and then her sister Leise Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller (1991) joined the board. Leise Møller stepped down in 2016, when the next generation entered; Leise Møller’s daughter Alette Mærsk Mc-Kinney Sørensen and Ane M. M. Uggla’s son Johan Pedersson Uggla.

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Postal address

A.P. Møller Holding A/S
Esplanaden 50
1263 Copenhagen K

Visiting address

A.P. Møller Holding A/S
Esplanaden 19
1263 Copenhagen K

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