Mr. Ostergaard has worked in the container shipping industry for the past 30 years.
He spent the first 20 years with Maersk, predominantly in the Copenhagen head office but also in various management positions in Europe, Africa and Asia. During this period Uffe worked in trade management, served as Managing Director in various countries and held positions as Senior Director for Strategy and Head of Global Marketing.
In 2013, Mr. Ostergaard joined UASC as Chief Commercial Officer and member of Executive Management in Dubai, with responsibility for all global commercial activities. As part of that role, he also held Board positions and was Chairman of organizations in China, India and U.S.A.
As part of the merger with Hapag Lloyd in 2017 he became member of the Executive Committee and from April 1, 2018, he took over the position of President of Hapag-Lloyd (America) LLC responsible for all activities in U.S.A. and Canada.
Mr. Ostergaard joined Carrix as Chief Executive Officer in 2023. Carrix is a diverse global network of multi-modal transportation and logistics solutions. It is one of the worlds’ largest privately held marine terminal and rail operators, with port operations across five continents.
He is married with two children.