Ms. Hanne Birgitte Sorensen is a Danish national and holds an MSc in Economics and Management from the University of Aarhus.
During the period 1994-2016, she was engaged in various roles within the A.P.Moller – Maersk A/S Group in Denmark, a conglomerate comprising of 8 main companies, primarily specializing in the energy and transportation segment, inter-alia designated:
- From 2014-2016 as the CEO of Damco, the Hague, Netherlands, a Supply Chain Management company specializing in retail, lifestyle, FMCG, technology and chemicals;
- From 2012-13 as the CEO of Maersk Tankers, Copenhagen, the world's largest product tanker company;
- From 2008-12 as the Senior VP and Chief Commercial Officer of Maersk Line, Copenhagen, the world’s largest container shipping company;
Ms. Sorensen is presently on the Board of Director's and Committees thereof of various Companies, namely Ferrovial S.A., a design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of transport, urban and services infrastructure company; a Member of the supervisory Board and Audit Committee of Koninklijke Vopak N.V., the world’s leading independent tank storage company; and a Member of the Board, the Nomination and Governance Committee as well as the Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee of LafargeHolcim Limited, the world’s largest cement producer.
She was appointed as Additional and Independent Director of the Company w.e.f. January 3, 2018.