ABP has announced the appointment of Henrik L. Pedersen as its new Chief Executive. Mr. Pedersen joins ABP from APM Terminals, a key business within A.P. Moller-Maersk, where he has served as Chief Commercial Officer since January 2017. Mr. Pedersen has 20 years of experience in a wide range of senior leadership roles across A.P. Moller-Maersk businesses worldwide.
Mr. Pedersen will take up his role as Chief Executive in August 2018.
Speaking about his appointment, Mr. Pedersen said:
“With ABP handling around 25% of the UK’s seaborne trade, making sure the business can continue to develop and grow is vitally important for our customers and the wider UK economy.
“It’s an immensely exciting challenge and I look forward to working with everyone at ABP to achieve that goal."