Gallagher becomes chief executive for Damco UK & Ireland

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Damco has appointed Paul Gallagher as its chief executive officer in the UK and Ireland.

He has almost 30 years’ experience within the shipping, logistics and forwarding industry.  He began his career with US Lines in 1982, moved to Royal Nedlloyd in 1987, and joined AP Moller – Maersk when it acquired P&O Nedlloyd in 2005. 

He has held a number of senior positions in Damco, including tenure of more than 16 years as the managing director of Damco Sea & Air before taking up his last role, chief operating officer for Damco in UK & Ireland.

Kim Hedegaard Sørensen, chief executive officer of Damco Europe said: “Building on the strong organisation in UK & Ireland, Paul will create new and successful opportunities for our customers and us in Damco.”

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