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Keith Svendsen

Keith Svendsen joined the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group in 1990 as a sea-going cadet. For the past 18 years he has worked in various leadership positions within the Group across several businesses and countries including Denmark, Italy, Holland, the United Kingdom, Turkey and China.

Before his appointment as Chief Operating Officer for APM Terminals in February 2017, Keith served as Head of Operational Execution for the Maersk Group’s Maersk Line business unit, where his responsibilities included the procurement function and the daily execution of the world’s largest container shipping company, delivering competitive service at the most efficient unit cost. 

Mr. Svendsen a Master Mariner from Fanoe Navigation College, in Denmark, and earned an Executive MBA from the London Business School, in the UK with a concentration in Strategy and Marketing.