Mike White is CEO for the Maersk GTD organization and leads the TradeLens collaboration team which aims to establish a global platform to facilitate trade and create more transparency, efficiency and security within supply chains.
Mike White built his career at Maersk and prior at P&O Nedlloyd, joining the organization in 1990 before the company was acquired by Maersk in 2005. For nearly three decades, he has held a number of leadership roles across many geographies. Prior to his current role, he served for 8 years as President of Maersk Line’s liner business in North America. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive for Maersk Line Central Europe managing activities for 12 countries. Before that, he was responsible for Maersk Logistics, Damco, Maersk Customs Services Inc, The Gilbert Company and Bridge Terminal Transport. From 1990-2005, Mike held a number of senior management positions including President & CEO of P&O Nedlloyd North America, President of Farrell Lines, and Director and Chairman of Port Newark Container Terminal. Mike joined the industry as a management trainee at DB Schenker where he worked for 9 years in various logistics management roles.
Mike graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College in 1981, and has attended several executive programs at Harvard Business School and IMD Business School in Switzerland.
Mike is also a licensed Customhouse Broker. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for Virginia Wesleyan University.