Morten Damgaard
 Supply Chain  Career, Self-worth, Work-life balance

Morten Damgaard

Work Experience

Morten is the Chief Operating Officer with OpenPort, a blockchain logistics start-up. He is responsible for OpenPort’s business operation in all markets, building and maintaining plans for strategic operations and execution of the company’s overall business plan. This includes building and maintaining high standards of corporate governance for the parent company and subsidiaries, and recruiting top talents while developing and maintaining a people management strategy that drives excellence and rewards high levels of performance. He also serves as a Director on OpenPort’s Board.

Morten spent the first 18 years of his professional career with AP Moller/Maersk, eventually managing businesses & organizations in Greater China with a USD 300 million turnover and approximately 1,000 people under his care. During this period a multitude of changes took place in the respective organizations requiring high levels of staff engagement and capacity to handle and drive change.

Prior to joining OpenPort, he spent 7 years with Agility Logistics, initially as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, APAC and subsequently as CEO of South East Asia overseeing activities in 7 countries with a turnover of USD 350 million, 20 plus offices and approximately 3,500 people.

Personal interests & aspirations

Originally from Denmark and currently a Singapore PR, Morten’s constant traveling means that spending quality time with his family every time he is home is his top priority. He is very focused on sports and enjoys keeping himself fit.

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