Meet Andre Simha -
Andre Simha

Andre Simha

Global Chief Digital and Information Officer MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company


As the Chief Digital and Information Officer of MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, the second-largest container carrier in the world, Andre Simha and his team are responsible for implementing and developing the complex data flow between the company’s headquarters and their agencies around the globe as well as steering their business towards the digital future of the shipping and logistics sector.

In his role, he is focused on innovation and digitization with a strong focus on improving industry standards while exploring how technology can help create truly differentiated services. He believes that digital collaboration is vital to the evolution of the container shipping industry, and sees enormous potential in digitizing the supply chain and building collaboration around common standards.

Rather than technology for technology’s sake, he is always more interested in how technology can improve efficiency, reduce costs, and create better services for our customers.

Andre is currently working closely on some exciting developments around harnessing the potential of the Internet of Things to respond to their customers’ growing interest in smart containers, which enable shippers to monitor their cargo more visibly. The deployment of blockchain technologies in the industry is also a major pillar of his work currently.

He is closely involved with MSC’s e-business activities and from 2000 to 2014. He also served as a director of the world’s largest multi-carrier e-commerce network for the ocean shipping industry, INTTRA.

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