Mr. Cook commenced his journey with Maersk in 2002 and continues to contribute to the company’s success to this day. Over the years, he has held various positions within the organization, each contributing to growth and expertise. Currently, he serves as the Area Managing Director of UAE, Oman, and Qatar. Mr. Cook has also played pivotal roles in spearheading global initiatives for Maersk, including serving as the Global Lifestyle Vertical Head in Copenhagen and the Global Account Director in Belgium. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to excellence.

His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Logistics from the University of Cardiff in the UK, supplemented by specialized courses such as High-Performance Leadership and Leading Change & Organizational Renewal from prestigious institutions like IMD and Harvard University.

Christopher Cook

Area MD UAE, Oman and Qatar, Maersk


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