Mr Jacobs is a high-profile, senior executive with a long career in shipping and transportation. Global scope of responsibilities has included executive positions in Europe, Asia, and North America. Mr Jacobs was part of the team which built Maersk Line, the world’s biggest container shipping company. He was made a partner at A P Moller – Maersk with responsibility for the group’s crude, product and gas tanker activities. He later joined Neptune Orient Lines in Singapore as Group President and CEO, helped build the APL Logistics supply chain management company.
He has 10+ years experience as independent director of several public and private companies with global focus. He is also the Secretary General of Danish Maritime Days, the organizer of must-attend by-invitation only Maritime Forum in Copenhagen.