CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Morten Johansen, executive vice president Americas, DP World, a leading provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions, has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CEOs and business leaders.
Johansen has 25 years of experience in the ports and logistics business and has held leadership positions with companies such as APM Terminals, Maersk and Sociedade Gestora de Terminais. A native of Denmark, he most recently served as CEO of DP World Dominicana, where he was responsible for developing a true port and logistics eco-systems capable of serving the region as a logistics hub. In 2022, he was named COO of DP World Americas, where he focuses on optimizing the performance of ports and terminals, logistics services, economic zones, and maritime operations across the Western Hemisphere.
“We are honored to welcome Morten Johansen into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”
Johansen was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience in ports and logistics. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and recognition.
“It is an honor to be accepted onto the Forbes Business Council alongside other celebrated business leaders,” said Morten Johansen, COO of DP World Americas. “The growing focus on sustainability, safety, and fostering economic growth in developing regions is not merely transforming our industry; it is laying the groundwork for a better global future for all. I'm looking forward to collaborating with my fellow members who share these same principles and goals.”
As a member of the Council, Johansen has access to a variety of exclusive networking opportunities, including the chance to share his expertise through original business articles on Forbes.com, and participation in published Q&A panels alongside other industry experts.
ABOUT DP WORLD:
Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, creating opportunities and improving the quality of life for people around the world. DP World exists to make the world’s trade flow better, changing what’s possible for the customers and communities we serve globally.
With a dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 103,000 employees spanning 75 countries on six continents, DP World is pushing trade further and faster towards a seamless supply chain that’s fit for the future.
We’re rapidly transforming and integrating our businesses -- Ports and Terminals, Marine Services, Logistics and Technology – and uniting our global infrastructure with local expertise to create stronger, more efficient end-to-end supply chain solutions that can change the way the world trades.
What's more, we're reshaping the future by investing in innovation. From intelligent delivery systems to automated warehouse stacking, we’re at the cutting edge of disruptive technology, pushing the sector towards better ways to trade, minimising disruptions from the factory floor to the customer’s door.
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