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Mr. Soren Hansen

Managing Director of Red Sea Gateway Terminal

Profile

Soren Hansen began his career with Red Sea Gate Terminal (RSGT) in August 2013. Soren’s career in the container terminal and cargo industry spans more than 16 years, most recently through various leadership positions in APM Terminals.

Prior to joining RSGT Soren held the position of CEO at Aqaba Container Terminal 2011 – 2013, following a successful 4 years in APMT’s head office in charge of the Business Development Group, during which time he was responsible for the business development for Asia, Europe, and North America. Prior to joining APM Terminals in the Netherlands in 2007, Soren worked for APMT’s parent company, A.P. Moller–Maersk, in both Denmark and the Far East.

Serving in a number of different positions, Soren has gained extensive experience in shipping line management, service delivery systems, and business process outsourcing.

In addition to a Master’s degree in Leading Innovation and Change, Soren also holds an Accounting Degree from the University of Southern Denmark, and Service Delivery Systems Management from the Scandinavian International Management Institute in Copenhagen. He is also a certified Chartered Ship Broker and a graduate of Maersk International Shipping Education program.

Soren currently lives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia with his wife and two children