July 4 - Global freight forwarder and logistics provider Damco has appointed Thomas Knudsen as regional head of its Asia business.

Knudsen will be responsible for Damco's day-to-day business operations for the Asia region, comprising of North Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania.

He will be based in Singapore and will report directly to Hanne Sorensen, ceo of Damco.

Prior to his new role, Knudsen was the Asia Pacific regional ceo for Maersk Line, and has over 20 years of experience within the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group.