Global CDIO, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company

André Simha

In his role of CDIO, André is responsible for leading and executing the company’s overall digital transformation and innovation strategy. His guiding principle is to explore how the latest technology, such as blockchain, IoT and smart containers can help make shipping and supply chain smarter, more agile, secure and sustainable.

Striving to deliver innovative solutions that create customer value, André collaborates across functional lines, businesses and the broader supply chain ecosystem. As the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Digital Container Shipping Association (, he is a tireless advocate for the development and adoption of standards in the shipping industry.