Ronald Dean Widdows’ 40-year career has been primarily in the container shipping sector with responsibilities that included: global container shipping, end-to-end supply chain management, marine terminal operations, international and domestic intermodal rail operations, and alliance/consortium agreement management. He has played a key role in implementing some of the most innovative developments in the container shipping sector.
Mr. Widdows is currently the Principal of Ronald D. Widdows & Associates Pte Ltd., which provides shipping, logistics, terminals and intermodal transportation consultancy services globally. He served as the CEO of Rickmers Holding, based in Hamburg, Germany from April 2012 to April 2014. Prior to joining Rickmers Holding, Mr. Widdows was Group President and CEO of Neptune Orient Lines, the parent company of APL. His career with NOL/APL spanned more than 30 years.