Knud Elmholdt Stubkjær holds a shipping degree from the Mærsk International Shipping Academy, supplemented with various executive programs, e.g. from IMD and INSEAD. From 1977 through 2007, he held various positions within the A.P. Møller-Mærsk Group, including a number of postings in Asian and European countries. This included positions as Head of Mærsk Line United Kingdom, President of Mærsk K.K. Japan, CEO A.P. MøllerMærsk Singapore and Regional Manager A.P. Møller Group Asia/Oceania/Middle East. In 1999, he became Head of Mærsk’s container business worldwide, based in Copenhagen, and the same year became one of five partners in the A.P. MøllerMærsk Group. In 2008, he became a partner in the E.R. Capital Holding Group in Hamburg, serving as CEO of one of its subsidiaries, E.R. Schiffahrt GmbH, a leading maritime service provider within container, bulk and offshore shipping. Since July 30, 2012, Knud Elmholdt Stubkjær is acting as CEO and CSO of Carrix Inc., Seattle, Washington.