Joining the Maersk Group in 1998, Mr. Nielsen has been actively involved in a broad spectrum of international shipping and port infrastructure projects.
Mr. Nielsen’s various roles have led to assignments and postings in Denmark, the UK, the USA, Latin America, and currently, the Netherlands. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Nielsen served as Regional CFO for the then APM Terminals Americas Region. In 2012, he was appointed Managing Director for Ports in Latin America, and in 2013, named CEO of the newly created Latin America Region. In 2014, Mr. Nielsen was named Head of Global Container Port Business Development, based in APM Terminals’ headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands. In 2015 Mr. Nielsen was appointed Vice President, Port Investments, with responsibility for all of APM Terminals’ global port investments, including container, as well as dry bulk, liquid bulk, and multiple/general cargo facilities, based in The Hague.
A native of Denmark, Mr. Nielsen graduated from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark with a Master’s Degree in Finance and Accounting.