Maersk board of directors adds member
Ibrahim Gokcen, Chief Technology Officer, CTO, at Schneider Electric, will join Maersk Tankers’ board of directors from November 2018. Gokcen will keep his position as CTO at Schneider Electric while working the role of board member at Maersk Tankers.
"Ibrahim is one of the most accomplished digital leaders globally, with a passion for transformation processes. He also has valuable experience of the transportation industry. We are fortunate to have Ibrahim join our Board, on which he will contribute to Maersk Tankers’ strategy and exciting journey ahead,” says Robert M. Uggla, CEO of A.P. Møller Holding and Chairman of Maersk Tankers’ Board of Directors.
Gokcen has more than 20 years experience as a commercial and digital executive. He will contribute with his wide range of knowledge of digital transformation from global industries. In 2018 Gokcen took the title of Chief Technology Officer at Schneider Electric.
Prior to this he worked as Chief Digital Officer at A.P. Møller - Mærsk, where he was in charge of digital strategy, products and establishing partnerships with companies such as Microsoft. Before joining A. P. Møller - Mærsk, he worked for GE, where he spent twelve years and was the executive behind projects involving the strategy and business development of a digital energy company.
Gokcen received his PhD. in computer science from Tulane University and is the co-author of numerous technology related publications.
Source: Maersk Tankers / Maritime Danmark