New regional president for Maersk in North America

Feb 16 | 2024

A P Moller - Maersk has announced the appointment of Charles van der Steene as the new regional president for North America, with effect from 1 February, 2024. Mr van der Steene will join the company’s Executive Leadership Team.

Charles van der SteeneCharles van der Steene joined Maersk in 2011 with deep global experience in commercial leadership, operations, and general management. He previously led Maersk’s commercial organisation in North America and most recently headed up Maersk’s Global Commercial Excellence and Transformation organisation.

Narin Phol, who has served in the role of regional president of North America since 2019, will move into the role of chief product officer for logistics & services on the Executive Leadership team and will be based in Copenhagen.

“I’m thrilled to be rejoining our talented team in North America, where we’ve invested significantly in growing our end-to-end capabilities in recent years,” said Charles. “In today’s volatile times, our customers need a logistics partner who can fight in their corner. I’m excited to be part of a team committed to bringing predictability and stability to our customers’ supply chains.”

Photo: Charles van der Steene.