Mr. van den Essen was appointed APM Terminals’ Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations in August 2016. A member of the Maersk Group since 2008, Mr. van den Essen was previously Head of Global Human Resources for DAMCO, headquartered in The Hague.
Igor van den Essen has been with the Maersk Group since 2008, joining as Head of Human Resources in Qatar, following a succession of key Human Resources and People Development positions with several prominent multinational firms. Appointed as APM Terminals; Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations in August 2016, Mr. van den Essen has previously served as the Global Head of Human Resources for Maersk Oil, and for Damco.
Mr. van den Essen holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.