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director , company executive

Erik Nielsen, Danish transport company executive, administrative director. Member American Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International, Chaine des Rotisseurs.

Background

Nielsen, Erik was born on March 27, 1939 in Copenhagen. Son of Hans Peder and Rosa Alice (Olsen) Nielsen.

Education

Master of Business Administration, Institute European d'Administration des Affaires/Centre Européene d'Education Permanente, Fontainebleau, France, 1983.

Career

Trainee A.P. Moller/Maersk, Copenhagen, 1955-1960. Operations/sales assistant Maersk, Tokyo, 1960-1963, sales manager Jakarta, Indonesia, 1963-1966, manager Khorramshahr, Iran, 1967-1970. Assistant to president A.P. Moller/Maersk, Copenhagen, 1970-1973.

Assistant general manager Maersk Thailand, Bangkok, 1973-1976. General manager Maersk, Tehran, Iran, 1977-1979, district marketing and sales manager Munich, 1979-1982, owner's representative Genoa, Italy, 1982-1986. Managing director Maersk España, Madrid, since 1986, also board directors.

Board directors Maersk Italia Spa, Genoa. Chairman board Maersk Portugal Ltd., Lisbon, since 1990, Maersk Maroc, S.A., Casablanca, Morocco, since 1991.

Membership

Member American Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International, Chaine des Rotisseurs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, sports, gastronomy, winemaking, jazz.

Connections

Married Gunda Theda Else Scharnhorst, January 27, 1967. Children: Claudia, Christine.

father:
Hans Peder Nielsen

mother:
Rosa Alice (Olsen) Nielsen

spouse:
Gunda Theda Else Scharnhorst

child:
Claudia Nielsen

child:
Christine Nielsen