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Management Team

Keith Svendsen


Chief Executive Officer

Keith Svendsen was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of APM Terminals on July 1, 2022, having served as Chief Operating Officer the five years prior.

Birna Ósk Einarsdóttir


Chief Commercial Officer

Birna Ósk Einarsdóttir was appointed as Chief Commercial Officer and joined APM Terminals’ Management Team in January 2022.

Jack Michael Craig


Chief Operations Officer (Ad Interim)

Jack Craig has been with APM Terminals since 2006 holding various positions in the organization. His most recent roles include Head of Global Operations and Head of Global Technical. He was appointed Chief Operations Officer ad interim in July 2022.

Martijn van Dongen

Martijn van Dongen, Head of Corporate Development, APM Terminals

Head of Growth

Martijn van Dongen joined A.P.Moller-Maersk in 2005. He was appointed Head of Corporate Development for APM Terminals in July 2018 and Head of Growth in July 2022 and is a member of APM Terminals' Management Team.

Katja Otten


Chief Financial Officer

Katja Otten joined APM Terminals as Chief Financial Officer on May 1st, 2017, and is a member of the Management Team based at APM Terminals’ global headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands.

Sander Hubbers

Sander Hubbers

Head of Human Resources and Employee Relations

Sander Hubbers joined A.P.Moller-Maersk January 2017. He was appointed Head of Human Resources for APM Terminals in July 2019 and is a member of APM Terminals' Management Team.

Lars Mikael Jensen


Head of Hubs and Collaboration

Lars Mikael Jensen has over 40 years of experience in ocean container shipping with A.P. Moller- Maersk. He became Head of Hubs and Collaboration at APM Terminals in July 2022, having previously served as Head of Maersk East-West Ocean Network and Market for 2 years. Prior to that, Lars held various senior role at Maersk, including Head of the Global Ocean Network team and Head of Transpacific and Transatlantic trades.

Igor van den Essen


Regional Managing Director, Africa and Europe

Igor van den Essen was appointed Regional Managing Director for the newly created Africa and Europe Region and part of the management team in July 2022. He previously held the role of Head of Terminals Europe between 2019 and 2022 and prior to that he was Head of HR and Labour Relations for APM Terminals between 2016 and 2019.

Leo Huisman


Regional Managing Director, Americas

Leo Huisman became part of the management team when he took over the new Americas region in July 2022. Between 2019 and 2022 he was Head of Terminals Latin America and prior to that, between 2018 and 2019, Head of Terminals Europe

Jonathan Goldner


Regional Managing Director, Asia and Middle East

Jonathan Goldner has been with APM Terminals since 2008. He became Head of Terminals Asia in 2021, having previously held he position of Chief Commercial Officer between 2017 and 2021. In July 2022 he became Regional Managing Director for Asia and Middle East and member of the management team.

Gavin Laybourne


Chief Information Officer

Gavin Laybourne joined APM Terminals as Chief Information Officer (CIO) in 2019 and is a member of the Management Team.