Maersk Line Ltd. names new president and CEO
J. Russell Bruner has been named the new president and CEO of Maersk Line Ltd.
Bruner, who has been has president and CEO of Maersk Inc. since 2004, will succeed John F. Reinhart, who will step down on Jan. 31 to become the CEO and executive director of the Port of Virginia.
Bruner joined Maersk in 1989. In addition to his position with Maersk Inc. , he also has been an executive vice president of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group since 2006.
Bruner has held various leadership positions in Maersk’s container businesses in the U.S. and internationally.
A native of Baltimore, Bruner attended Bridgewater College and now serves on its board of trustees.
He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Executive Program and Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.