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New Managing Director appointed for APM Terminals Yucatán

nathalie-rushEffective February 2022, Nathalie Rush assumes the role of APM Terminals Yucatán Managing Director, for which she will – once the necessary permits are obtained - relocate to Mexico from her current location in Chennai, India, where she has been part of A.P. Moller – Maersk’s Talent and Development organisation.

Nathalie takes over from incumbent Managing Director Martijn Koolen and the two will work closely together to ensure a smooth transition.

“I am happy to welcome Nathalie to our regional team, where her previous experience in people development will be a valuable asset”, comments Leo Huisman, Head of Terminals Latin America at APM Terminals, “At the same time, I want to thank Martijn for his great leadership and for fantastic results he has accomplished together with the team in Yucatan.” 

Nathalie Rush has diverse background in both Human Resources and business, with more than 20 years of experience with Philips Electronics, Royal Dutch Shell and Maersk across Europe, Middle East, Asia and North America. She joined A.P. Moller - Maersk over 10 years ago in Qatar and is currently working in Chennai, India as part of the Talent and Development team.

“I am very much looking forward to my new exciting adventure with APM Terminals and to being part of its inspiring transformation and growth journey in Mexico”, shares Nathalie Rush. “I am thrilled to join a team of passionate and talented people who join forces to continuously make APM Terminals Safer, Better and Bigger.” 

APM Terminals Yucatán is the only container terminal in the Port of Progreso, a deep-water port on the Yucatan Peninsula in southern Mexico. The facility, operated by APM Terminals since 2016, plays an important role in linking Mexican textile and assembly operations to US markets.