Invitation 50th Anniversary IESE MBA Program, in Copenhagen with Søren Skou CEO MAERSK LINE

  Dear members and contacts,    We have the pleasure of inviting you to this very special celebration: 50th Anniversary of IESE Full-Time MBA program (as part of worldwide commemorative events), in our case because Maersk Line is one of our Protector members.
Copenhagen, June 4, 2015

IESE Alumni & Friends Continuous Education Program

  Dear Alumni and Friends, In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of our Full-Time MBA program and as part of a series of worldwide commemorative events, IESE is delighted to invite you to: IESE Alumni & Friends Special Event in Copenhagen on Thursday, June 4, 2015 with Mr. Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Line and Prof. Franz Heukamp, Associate Dean for MBA Programs. “Leadership and Business Change in the Global Economy”   Mr. Søren Skou took over as CEO of Maersk Line in January 2012, when the company was losing $8m-$9m a day. He and his new leadership team faced the challenges of restoring profitability and maintaining its industry leadership position. Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. The Maersk Liner business also includes Safmarine, Seago Line, Sealand and MCC. The company operates in over 120 countries around the world and has a fleet of over 600 ships which sail every major trade lane on the globe. 27.3 Revenue for 2014 USD billion and 2.3 profit for 2014 USD billion with 32,000 FTE employee count. We would like to thank IESE Alumni Erik Boyter (G-EMBA-05) and Ole Schack-Petersen (G-EMBA-12 and AMP-07) for their support organizing this event. We will be delighted to see you and your friends in this event. Best regards,
Javier Muñoz Parrondo
Director IESE Alumni Association
Meet Mr. Søren Skou & Prof. Franz Heukamp
Mr. Søren Skou has been CEO of the Maersk Liner Business, encompassing Maersk Line, Safmarine, MCC and Seago Line since 2012. He has been a member of the Executive Board of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group since 2007. Mr. Skou joined Maersk in 1983. Over the next decade and a half, he held various positions in Maersk Line, with roles in Copenhagen, New York and Beijing. In 1998 he joined Maersk Tankers, where he was CEO from 2001 to 2011. Mr. Skou is a graduate of business administration from Copenhagen Business School, as well as having an MBA (Honours) from IMD, Switzerland.
Professor Franz Heukamp, is the Associate Dean for MBA Programs at the IESE Business School. Prof. Heukamp teaches Managerial Decision Sciences and has a Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His teaching specialties are decision analysis and forecasting methods. Prof. Heukamp teaches in the MBA, Executive-MBA and other executive education programs of IESE including the Advanced Management Program directed at senior business leaders. Prof. Heukamp’s main area of research is behavioral decision-making with a special interest in the area of Neuroeconomics. He is a member of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences and the Neuroeconomics Society.
Program
17:30h Arrival & Registration
17:45h Welcome & Introduction Prof. Franz Heukamp, IESE Business School
18:15h Session Mr.Søren Skou, Maersk Line
19:00h Q&A
19:20h Cocktail reception
20:00h End of the program
LocationRønne & Lundgren Tuborg Havnevej 19 2900 Hellerup RegistrationBe aware that there is a restriction on capacity, so please make your booking as soon as possible. Reservations will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Due to the limited capacity and for catering reasons, if you sign up please do your best to attend or inform us in the eventualitity that you have to cancel. IESE Alumni: Register HERE Guests: Register HERE You may also contact us at IESEAlumniCommunity@iese.edu or at amerce@iese.edu  www.camcomhida.com