DNB’s global head of ocean industries, Kristin Holth, is to leave the Norwegian bank after more than 30 years for a role in the corporate sector, opening a new chapter in her career.

The influential financier who runs the bank’s shipping and offshore portfolio is to step down at the end of this month, and stand for election to become a director of Maersk Drilling at its annual general meeting on April 2.

The Danish offshore company was spun-off from A.P.