Mr. Pedersen held various positions within Maersk Line, before working in DAMCO, the Group’s logistics arm. In 2001, he became CFO of DAMCO’s Greater China Area, based in Shanghai, and subsequently was appointed the Head of Warehousing, Distribution and New Investment Projects, also for the DAMCO Greater China Area.
In January 2008, Mr. Pedersen became APM Terminals’ Vice President of Business Development Latin America, based in Panama. During his four year tenure in Latin America, the company secured new and very sizable investment projects in Callao, Peru; Santos, Brazil; Moin, Costa Rica; and Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico.
Named Regional CEO of the APM Terminals Asia Pacific in January 2012, Mr. Pedersen was based in Singapore, overseeing APM Terminals’ port facilities and Inland Services operations in India, Vietnam, Thailand, China and Japan.
In January 2015, Mr. Pedersen was named APM Terminals’ Chief Financial Officer, based at the company’s global headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands.
Mr. Pedersen, a Danish national, completed a finance degree at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, and subsequent management courses from Harvard Business School, IMD; and Columbia Business School.