Bjorn Vang Jensen
Vice President, Global Logistics
Electrolux
Bjorn Vang Jensen joined Electrolux in 2004, as vice president in charge of supply chain for Electrolux Major Appliances in Asia/Pacific. Today, he is the head of global logistics in the Electrolux Group, where he oversees an annual logistics spend in excess of $1 billion, including the shipment of more than 160,000 TEU annually. Vang Jensen and his team are solely responsible for procurement and operations of ocean freight, air freight, courier services, and associated logistics services for the entire Electrolux Group. Additionally, he manages the group that purchases road and rail freight as well as warehousing services. A 1988-graduate of the A.P. Møller/Maersk Shipping School, Vang Jensen has lived in Asia for the past 28 years, during which time he has been based in Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore. In addition to his roles at Electrolux, Vang Jensen has worked in management roles within vessel and terminal operations; warehouse management; sales; key account management; and logistics network design for Maersk Line, Thyssen Haniel Logistics, Exel, and TNT Logistics. He is a very experienced supply chain practitioner, whose background spans all aspects of the supply chain, including forecasting, OP, supply chain design, modelling and re-engineering, warehouse management, transport management, customs clearance, project logistics, ocean freight, air freight, courier services, and consolidation.