Executive Management CV

Thomas Woldbye
CEO - born 1964

Thomas Woldbye joined CPH in May 2011 as CEO. Before that Thomas Woldbye worked with the A.P. Møller-Mærsk group for 27 years, joining as a management trainee. Of that period he spent about 20 years outside Denmark. After finishing his traineeship in 1985 and until 2004, he held a number of junior management positions and later senior management positions in the corporate APMM HQ in Copenhagen, as well as in Indonesia, Singapore, China, Hong Kong and Europe. Apart from two years as P.A. to the chairman and C.E.O., he was primarily involved in the management of A.P. Møller’s worldwide container line operation; Maersk Line.

For the past ten years and until 2011 Thomas has been living and working in The Netherlands. Initially as Group Senior Vice President in A.P. Moller – Maersk and later, in 2004, he was appointed Group CEO of the Norfolkline Group (part of A.P. Moller – Maersk) with head office in Den Haag.

Thomas Woldbye has supplemented his in-company training with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Copenhagen Business School and later management training at London Business School as well as IMD, Switzerland.

Thomas Woldbye is Chairman of the Supervisory Board Copenhagen Airports International A/S and Copenhagen Airports’ Hotel and Real Estate Company A/S.

  • Board member at ACI Europe
  • Board member at SITA
  • Board member at Wonderful Copenhagen
  • Board member at Center for ledelse
  • Member of the DI's Committee on Business Policy