Vikash Agarwal New MD for Maersk South Asia

Vikash Agarwal New MD for Maersk South Asia

Maersk has announced the appointment of Vikash Agarwal as the new managing director, South Asia. He will assume responsibility on March 1, 2021.


Agarwal will take full charge of the business for Maersk in South Asia covering geographies across India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Maldives from April 1, 2021.


In a press release, the company said, “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. In a career spanning more than two decades, he 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."


A chartered accountant, Vikash’s recent employment was with CEVA Logistics - Indian subcontinent as their managing director since 2014. Richard Morgan, managing director, Maersk West & Central Asia, said, “I am delighted to welcome Vikash to Maersk West & Central Asia. His experience will be of great benefit to our regional leadership team.” Vikash Agarwal 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.


Agarwal said, “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.”


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