Press release: Ibrahim Gokcen to join Maersk Tankers' Board of Directors

Ibrahim Gokcen, Chief Technology Officer at Schneider Electric, is joining Maersk Tankers’ Board of Directors in November 2018.

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Gokcen has more than 20 years of commercial and digital leadership experience. He brings extensive knowledge of digital transformation from global industries. In 2018, Gokcen took on the role of Chief Technology Officer at Schneider Electric. Prior to that, he was Chief Digital Officer at A.P. Moller – Maersk, where he was in charge of the digital strategy, products and establishment of partnerships with companies such as Microsoft. He joined A.P. Moller - Maersk from GE where he spent 12 years and, among others, led the strategy and business development of a digital energy business. 
 
“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 holds a PhD in Computer Science from Tulane University and is the co-author of several technology-related publications. 
 
“I am excited to join the Board of Directors at one of the product tanker industry’s leading companies at a time when the company is entering its next phase of digital transformation, strengthening its competitive advantage,” says Gokcen. 
 
Gokcen will continue to hold the position of Chief Technology Officer at Schneider Electric alongside his new Board of Directors role at Maersk Tankers.

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