Maersk has new Managing Director

Karel Novak, Published on 02/03/2022
Maersk has new Managing Director
maersk.com

Aruna Hussain has taken over the position from Soren Castbak on 1 March 2022.


Aruna Hussain started her career at Maersk in 2000 where she worked in Liner and Trade roles in Pakistan and the UK before moving to Damco in Pakistan.

After several years with Maersk, Aruna Hussain left for Australia in 2010 and worked for a few years in the e-commerce and retail space as Supply Chain and Operations Director for Australia at the US-based e-tailer, Wayfair. In 2016 she moved back to Pakistan and re-joined Damco first as Country Head and then as Chief Operations Officer for Middle East. Aruna Hussain is currently Area Managing Director for Maersk in Pakistan.

„I am delighted to take on the role as Managing Director for Sealand, Europe & Med. The pan-European market is huge, with evolving supply chain patterns, shifts in sourcing and fast-paced technological advancements. Many of our customers are rethinking their logistics strategies to keep pace with these disruptions. This requires us at Sealand to transform faster, connect even more closely with our customers and provide the right solutions that will enable them to simplify their supply chains, cut the complexity and grow their business. It’s an exciting time and I look forward to continuing our transformation and build momentum in our growth journey with our customers,“ Aruna said.

Aruna Hussain has led leadership and transformation roles in various geographies including Pakistan, United Kingdom, Australia and the Middle East within and outside of Maersk.

And Karsten Kildahl, Regional Managing Director for Europe added: „Aruna Hussain has more than 20 years of experience in the logistics and supply chain industry and comes with a strong, proven track record. I am convinced that Aruna’s wealth of experience will be a great asset to continue the transformation and growth journey in Sealand Europe. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Soren for having successfully grown Sealand Europe and Med, and having delivered constant and strong performance over the years.“

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