Uffe Østergaard

Chief Commercial Officer of United Arab Shipping Company
Uffe Østergaard

Ostergaard joined UASC as Chief Commercial Officer in 2013 bringing deep knowledge of container shipping having spent 20 years with the A.P. Moller Maersk Group in various management positions. He has significant international experience in strategy, sales and marketing, and business development, and is a chairman of various agency boards in Europe, Asia and India.

UASC’s mission is to provide highly competitive products that connect its customers with their markets across the globe. Ostergaard has played a pivotal role in driving UASC’s progressive and ambitious expansion strategy while ensuring that customer service excellence remains at the heart of its operations. UASC understands that more opportunities, better services and reliable transit times are expected in today’s challenging marketplace. Alongside the fundamentals of higher quality operations, more efficient services and reduced transit times, UASC understands the importance of genuinely connecting with customers to build enduring relationships that deliver tangible business results, and Ostergaard is instrumental in embedding this culture at UASC.

Prior to joining UASC, Ostergaard was most recently Head of Global Marketing for the A.P. Moller Maersk Group where he was responsible for business intelligence, product development and branding, globally. He also held roles as Strategy Director and Senior General Manager for Global Sales Management. Ostergaard is an experienced Trade Manager and has acted as Country Manager in a number of locations around the world.

Ostergaard holds a business degree from Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, Denmark complemented through various executive management programs at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland and Columbia Business School in New York, USA.