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Maersk Line names Rizwan Soomar to head its India unit

Mumbai: Maersk Line, a division of AP Moller-Maersk, the world's biggest container shipping firm, has named Rizwan Soomar as the new country manager for India and Sri Lanka.

Rizwan will take over from Hans-Ole Madsen as managing director of Maersk India Pvt. Ltd in December, said a company memo.

Rizwan, the first Indian national to be managing director of Maersk India since the Danish group started operations here in August 1990, is presently the Maersk Line's country manager in Egypt. [29/9/08]

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