Maersk shipping line today announced the appointment of Vikash Agarwal as its new Managing Director, Maersk South Asia and he will join the organisation on 1st March 2021.
Vikash Agarwal is a highly accomplished business leader and has had a successful track record of leading country-level operations with wide-ranging regional roles in the logistics industry.
Agarwal, a chartered accountant by qualification, has an experience of over two decades and has held responsibilities for managing finance, business advisory, procurement, and general management, leading large teams in the Asia Pacific region, Middle East and Africa, including holding operational responsibility for the Indian subcontinent and Malaysia. In his previous role Vikash worked with CEVA Logistics – Indian subcontinent as their Managing Director since 2014.
“I am delighted to welcome Vikash to Maersk West & Central Asia. His experience will be of great benefit to our Regional Leadership Team. We see notable opportunities for growth in South Asia and having such an experienced executive with a strong track record will be invaluable in delivering on our ambitions in the area.”~Richard Morgan, Managing Director, Maersk West & Central Asia.
Vikash Agarwal will join the organisation on 1st March 2021 and will work closely with Steve Felder who will step down at the end of March 2021 to explore new opportunities within A.P. Moller – Maersk.
Vikash Agarwal will take full charge of the business for Maersk in South Asia covering geographies across India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Maldives from 1st April 2021.
“Maersk is driving transformation in the logistics sector and it is an absolute pleasure to have gotten the opportunity to participate in this journey. I look forward to working with the dynamic team in Maersk South Asia and contributing to the team’s success through the experience I have gathered so far in my career.”~Vikash Agarwal