Vice President Group Procurement
A.P. Moller - Maersk Group
Henrik Larsen commenced his employment with A.P. Moller - Maersk as a trainee in 1981. He was expatriated to San Francisco, USA. In 1985 he returned to Maersk Line in the Copenhagen head office, after which he was stationed to Dubai. First as Owners’ Representative for the A. P. Moller activities in the United Arab Emirates & Oman, later he was appointed General Manager for Maersk Kanoo LLC, also in Dubai.
In 1993 Henrik Larsen returned to Maersk Line in Copenhagen holding various positions, amongst others being regionally responsible for a BPR project for the Maersk Agencies in Europe and Africa. He was appointed General Manager in 1997.
In 1998 he was appointed Regional Line Manager for Maersk Line in South America, taking up office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 2002 followed a posting as Regional Line manager for the Maersk Sealand activities in Central Europe based in Hamburg, Germany.
Since 2003 Henrik Larsen has been a member of the management team in Maersk Procurement, Copenhagen, where he has had the responsibility for Implementation, Knowledge sharing and Training & Education. From 1 October 2006 Henrik was appointed Senior Director and deputy to the CPO and at the same time also assuming the strategic sourcing responsibility in the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group. On 1st march 2008 Henrik Larsen was appointed Vice President and also assumed the responsibility of indirect procurement.