Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Merrild ended his professional carreer as CFO with the DFDS Group. DFDS is the leading integrated shipping and logistics company in Northern Europe with a network of 25 liner-routes and 55 ships in the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the English Channel, with the logistics division providing transport solutions in most of Europe.
Christian Merrild’s professional career dates back to 1974 and includes vast experience from various positions primarily within Administration / Back Office functions with amongst others, KPMG and J. Lauritzen Holding. Today, Christian Merrild is active in a number of respected companies and organisations, either as external advisor or as active Chairman or Board Member.
Group CEO & Member of the Board
Mr. Østergaard has been in shipping since the start of his professional career back in 2000. First as Bunker Trader, and later as partner to Jan Jacobsen shortly after the startup of Monjasa. Anders Østergaard was elected national ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ in Denmark in 2012 by Ernst & Young and today owns 100% of the Monjasa Group, in which he serves as Group CEO and Member of the Board.
Today, the Group consists of more than 30 companies, with revenues in 2016 exceeding USD 1.6 billion – or equivalent to 3.8 million tonnes of bunker products supplied.
Member of the board
Mr.Bundgaard ended his professional career with A.P. Møller, where he was employed from 1 June 1971 until 31 March 2005. During the time of employment Mr. Bundgaard held various positions in the A.P. Møller Group. Most remarkable as President in Maersk Contractors/Maersk Drilling, CEO and Executive V.P. with Maersk Supply Service, and CEO at Maersk Tankers.
Tage Bundgaard’s wide experience in shipping favours various respected Shipping companies where Mr. Bundgaard is active as Chairman, Board Member or as external advisor.
Member of the Board
Mr. Flemming Ipsen is a highly experienced shipping professional having served 34 years with the Danish Conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. During this period, Mr. Ipsen has taken on various roles within the Group, including Corporate Lawyer and Personal Assistant to Chairman, Mr. Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller and onwards to become President of Maersk Line Asia Region, CEO and President of Maersk Air and lastly in the role as Executive Vice President in A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S until 2011, where he concluded a long-stretching career with Maersk.
In recent years, Mr. Ipsen is best known for serving as Chairman of the Board at Danish founded international shipping group TORM A/S from 2013 to 2015.
Today, Mr. Ipsen is active in a number of Danish companies primarily within the maritime sector.