Arnold Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller, RE (13 July 1913 – 16 April 2012) was a Danish shipping magnate.
Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller was the son of Arnold Peter Møller – founder of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group – and an American, Chastine Estelle Roberta McKinney.
The house was also the first HQ of the Maersk company. In 1904 his father and grand father, Peter Mærsk-Møller, founded the Maersk Group started as the shipping company Dampskibsselskabet Svendborg.
In 1912 Arnold Peter Møller started a new shipping company, Steamship Company of 1912 , in Copenhagen because his father didn't want to invest in new ships. 2003 the two companies later fusionized.
Today the Maersk Group is not only a World known shipping company. It's also the owner of supermarkets in Denmark, Bilka and Føtex. They also own the Netto Supermarkets in Denmark, Sweden, Germany and the UK. They also own 20% of the biggest bank in Denmark, Danske Bank.
By Dania @ 2012-04-16 10:35:14