Simon Pitout

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Maersk Line, Limited

Vice President of Commercial  - DP World Limited

Chief Commercial Officer, Africa Region  - APM Terminals BV

Intermodal Manager  - Safmarine

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Simon Pitout
VP - Commercial Simon Pitout, Vice President DP World Head Office, has over 20 years of experience in the logistics, shipping and terminal industry. As part of a freight forwarding and project cargo business in South Africa, Simon handled a variety of projects across Sub Saharan and East Africa, before joining Maersk Line in South Africa in 1999. With the acquisition of Safmarine Simon was responsible for setting up joint intermodal operations in South Africa before joining APM Terminals, in Denmark and Holland, where he was actively involved in business development, securing several longterm port concessions in West Africa, and then taking over as Chief Commercial Officer for the Africa Region. Simon joined DP World Head Office in 2008, initially as Commercial Director for DP World's Middle East and Africa Regions, before being appointed as Vice President, Commercial in 2012. Simon Pitout VP - Commercial Simon Pitout, Vice President DP World Head Office, has over 20 years of experience in the logistics, shipping and terminal industry. As part of a freight forwarding and project cargo business in South Africa, Simon handled a variety of projects across Sub Saharan and East Africa, before joining Maersk Line in South Africa in 1999. With the acquisition of Safmarine Simon was responsible for setting up joint intermodal operations in South Africa before joining APM Terminals, in Denmark and Holland, where he was actively involved in business development, securing several longterm port concessions in West Africa, and then taking over as Chief Commercial Officer for the Africa Region. Simon joined DP World Head Office in 2008, initially as Commercial Director for DP World's Middle East and Africa Regions, before being appointed as Vice President, Commercial in 2012.

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Simon Pitout
VP - Commercial Simon Pitout, Vice President DP World Head Office, has over 20 years of experience in the logistics, shipping and terminal industry. As part of a freight forwarding and project cargo business in South Africa, Simon handled a variety of projects across Sub Saharan and East Africa, before joining Maersk Line in South Africa in 1999. With the acquisition of Safmarine Simon was responsible for setting up joint intermodal operations in South Africa before joining APM Terminals, in Denmark and Holland, where he was actively involved in business development, securing several longterm port concessions in West Africa, and then taking over as Chief Commercial Officer for the Africa Region. Simon joined DP World Head Office in 2008, initially as Commercial Director for DP World's Middle East and Africa Regions, before being appointed as Vice President, Commercial in 2012. Simon Pitout VP - Commercial Simon Pitout, Vice President DP World Head Office, has over 20 years of experience in the logistics, shipping and terminal industry. As part of a freight forwarding and project cargo business in South Africa, Simon handled a variety of projects across Sub Saharan and East Africa, before joining Maersk Line in South Africa in 1999. With the acquisition of Safmarine Simon was responsible for setting up joint intermodal operations in South Africa before joining APM Terminals, in Denmark and Holland, where he was actively involved in business development, securing several longterm port concessions in West Africa, and then taking over as Chief Commercial Officer for the Africa Region. Simon joined DP World Head Office in 2008, initially as Commercial Director for DP World's Middle East and Africa Regions, before being appointed as Vice President, Commercial in 2012.

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