Maersk adding 200 tech savvy engineers in India

A.P. Moller-Maersk is hiring more than 200 engineers at its new Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru to help the world’s biggest containerlinein its digital transformation, The Hindu newspaper is reporting.

The new Maersk employees will work on technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytics to mine hidden insights, drive automation and improve customer experience.

“We will invest in world-class talent around data and digital engineering and automation. We are aggressively hiring for those roles,” said Navneet Kapoor, head of Maersk’s Global Service Centres, in an interview with The Hindu. “Initially we are looking for experienced engineers. Later we will go to the (college) campuses,” said Kapoor, who joined Maersk in April from Target India, where he was the president and managing director.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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