Chief Executive Officer
Anglo-Eastern Univan Group
Bjorn Hojgaard is the CEO of Anglo-Eastern Univan Group, one of the world's foremost ship management companies, headquartered in Hong Kong, with more than 600 vessels under full technical management, another 200+ under crew management, and some 450 supervised newbuildings and conversions to its credit.
His appointment follows the 2015 merger with Univan Ship Management, where he was also CEO. Previously, he was Managing Director at Thome Ship Management, Brigantine Group and A.P. Moller Singapore, as well as Manager of Operations, Efficiency & IT for APM Terminals.
A keen yachtsman and Master Mariner, Bjorn worked his way up through the ranks, from military service in the Royal Danish Navy to Captain of one of the largest container vessels in the A.P. Moller - Maersk merchant fleet, before moving into shore-side management. Bjorn is the current serving Deputy Chairman of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association and a council member of INTERTANKO, in addition to holding other notable roles at various industry and professional bodies.