Kim Larsen

Kim Larsen

Vice President Commercial and Business Development, Ports Unit Abu Dhabi Ports

Kim Larsen has more than 25 years’ experience in the maritime industry including terminal development and management, logistics, line management, vessel network development and commercial feedering. After completing his professional Maersk International Shipping Education, he went on to hold a number of senior leadership positions within the AP Moller Group. Among those, he served as the commercial director with APM Terminals, chief line officer with SeagoLine, and was chief commercial officer for Unifeeder for five years. Educated at Denmark’s Aalborg Handelsskole as a market economist, Larsen has also completed a number of executive programs including the Executive Development Program at the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland, and the Finance for Senior Managers program at the London Business School.
 
Abu Dhabi Ports is a government-owned organization established in 2006. The organization facilitates the diversification of Abu Dhabi’s economy and is a pillar of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. Abu Dhabi Ports manages nine commercial, logistics, community and leisure ports, including the flagship Khalifa Port and adjacent industrial zone Kizad. Khalifa Port is the first semi-automated container port in the GCC region and handles all of Abu Dhabi’s container traffic, general cargo and roll-on/roll-off cargo. In its current phase one, Khalifa Port can handle an annual capacity of 2.5 million TEU and 12 million tonnes of general cargo. When complete, Khalifa Port is expected to handle 15 million TEUs and 35 million tonnes of general cargo per year.
 
 

Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Tuesday 12/02/2019

From 13:50 To 14:50

02/12/2019 13:50 02/12/2019 14:50 Engaging the Leaders of Tomorrow

Investing in the local workforce ensures community sustainability while filling the knowledge gap for industry. With the percentage of young people on the rise, many governments are focusing on efforts to recruit and train young workers. How can EPCs, project owners and service providers engage these leaders of tomorrow?
Our panel will discuss:
• The face of tomorrow’s project cargo workforce
• Ways to take advantage of local workforce initiatives
• Planned and existing programs
• Bridging the skills and diversity gap

Conference Theatre, Hall 8, Dubai World Trade Center

Conference Theatre, Hall 8, Dubai World Trade Center

"Engaging the Leaders of Tomorrow"

Jasamin Fichte Kim Larsen Nadia Abdul Aziz Suha Abdulla Obaid Tina Benjamin-Lea
Time and date

Tuesday 12/02/2019

From 13:50 To 14:50

02/12/2019 13:50 02/12/2019 14:50 Engaging the Leaders of Tomorrow

Investing in the local workforce ensures community sustainability while filling the knowledge gap for industry. With the percentage of young people on the rise, many governments are focusing on efforts to recruit and train young workers. How can EPCs, project owners and service providers engage these leaders of tomorrow?
Our panel will discuss:
• The face of tomorrow’s project cargo workforce
• Ways to take advantage of local workforce initiatives
• Planned and existing programs
• Bridging the skills and diversity gap

Conference Theatre, Hall 8, Dubai World Trade Center
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Conference Theatre, Hall 8, Dubai World Trade Center

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