Tanja Doky, who since the autumn of 2007 has been a lady-in-waiting and later a private secretary to Princess Mary, will leave her position in the Royal Family at the end of May.
According to TV2 News, Doky will start on 1 June as the communications director in charge of global external and internal communications and branding at Maersk Container Industry.
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Doky has a bachelor’s degree in ‘Business Administration and Modern Languages’ from Aarhus School of Business and has previously worked as a communications consultant for companies like Maersk Line, Burson Marsteller, Cohn & Wolfe and Edelman PR Worldwide in New York.
A career move
Sources say the move was a natural career move for Doky, and that the parting with the royal house is an amicable one.
Doky’s resignation comes just a year after that of another of Princess Mary’s ladies-in-waiting, Caroline Heering.