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Christian Moller Laursen’s appointment represents another key milestone in the transformation of Santa Fe

Santa Fe Group A/S, formerly The East Asiatic Company Ltd. A/S, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Christian Moller Laursen as Group Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board, effective from the 18th of May 2015.

Following the appointment of Mr. Martin Thaysen as Group CEO in December 2014, Christian Moller Laursen’s appointment represents another key milestone in the transformation of Santa Fe. As the Group CFO, Christian Moller Laursen will be based at the Group Head Office in London.

Christian Moller Laursen is 49 years old and a Danish citizen. For the past 11 years, Mr. Laursen has held the position of CFO and Vice President for APM Terminals, based in The Hague, Netherlands. As a business unit within the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, APM Terminals has developed to become one of the leading global developers and operators of marine port infrastructure, with a turnover of USD 4.5 billion in 2014. During his tenure, Christian Moller Laursen oversaw the entrepreneurial start-up phase of the business as well as its transformation into a world leader with significant growth and revenues.

Before joining APM Terminals, Christian Moller Laursen had a successful and varied 14-year career with A.P. Moller – Maersk, which included roles as General Manager for Finance and Administration in Indonesia, Pakistan, Taiwan and Singapore before moving to a regional CFO role for South America based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

“I am truly delighted that Christian will be joining our organisation. His wealth of experience in building and executing the financial infrastructure in global, complex, multi-billion dollar businesses will be invaluable as we continue to align our company to build the world leader in global mobility and relocation”, said Group CEO Martin Thaysen.

Christian Moller Laursen said: “Santa Fe is an exciting business and is at an exciting and crucial stage of transformation from a regional player to a global leader. This represents an amazing opportunity for any senior leader and I feel privileged to have been given the opportunity to join the organisation.”

The Santa Fe Group is among the world’s leading providers of services for global mobility and relocation. The Relocation Services business supports corporations and their employees relocate and settle in a new country, assisting them with visa, immigration, home and school, language and culture training, managing expenses, property rentals, etc. The Moving Services business delivers domestic and international moving of households. The Records Management business stores and manages records for corporations. The Santa Fe Group operates in 56 countries, through some 3,000 employees.

Yours sincerely,
Santa Fe Group A/S

For additional information, please contact:

Martin Thaysen, Group CEO, +44 (0) 20 3691 8300
Henning Kruse Petersen, Chairman, +45 20 10 00 51

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