Maersk Line has appointed Henrik Jensen as its new Country Manager for Thailand. In this role, Henrik will develop and execute the country’s business strategy, oversee sales, operations and customer service.
Henrik has assumed his role with effect from 16 September 2011 and will be based in Bangkok. He reports to Thomas Knudsen, the Regional Head of Maersk Line in Asia Pacific.
Henrik brings with him more than 20 years experience in the liner shipping industry, having held senior positions in Africa and Europe. He also has extensive work experience in Asia where he first headed Sales, Customer Service, and Operations in Thailand from 2000 to 2003 and subsequently took on the role of Line Manager for South East Asia until 2008.
Most recently, he was based in Copenhagen, Denmark, for three years where he first led the global customer service organisation focusing on the customer experience and later headed a strategic project focusing on ‘ease of business’ for Maersk Line’s customers.
“We are happy to welcome Henrik back to the frontl“We are happy to welcome Henrik back to the frontline of the business, and we look forward to his strong leadership in Thailand. Henrik’s vast industry knowledge and familiarity with the Asian market makes him a strong asset to head our business in Thailand. His in-depth understanding of our customers’ needs will also be essential in our drive towards greater reliability, ease of business and environmental focus,” said Thomas.
”Maersk Line recently celebrated our 60 years of operating in Thailand. Being the leading container shipping company in the country, I look forward to building upon
our strong foundation here to further develop our business in Thailand,” said Henrik.
Henrik replaces Thomas Lindy Sorensen, who will be moving to Seoul to head Maersk Line in Korea.