Vice President, Sales and Marketing
New York Shipping Exchange
Kim Cockrell is vice president of sales and marketing for the New York Shipping Exchange, an online marketplace developed in collaboration with global carriers, shippers, and forwarders to provide freight contracting systems and standards for global shipping. She joined NYSHEX after 15 years with AP Moller-Maersk Group, a global Fortune 150 company, where she most recently was director of sales for Sealand. During her time with Maersk, Cockrell lived and worked in Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East and partnered with logistics teams at dozens of Fortune 500 companies. She previously held a variety of positions, including key account manager for Damco, and account executive and trade manager for Safmarine, and is a graduate of Maersk’s globally recognized management trainee program. Cockrell holds degrees in business management and Spanish from the University of Alabama.