Igor van den Essen

Igor van den Essen Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations

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 joined the Maersk Group as Head of Human Resources in Qatar in 2008, 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.