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Management Team

Meet the APL Logistics executive leadership team.
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Thad Bedard


As President of APL Logistics, Thad is responsible for global commercial, financial, and operational activities. Prior to his role as President, he served as SVP, CCO, VP of Strategy & Marketing, Director of Strategic Accounts, Commercial Head of SCS Group, and North America Retail Head.

Takayuki Maruyama

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Maruyama is responsible for leading the global finance, treasury, accounting, and global support service functions in APL Logistics. Maruyama has been with APL Logistics since 2016. During his 25-year career with KWE, Maruyama took on multiple stints globally. His last role was as the Deputy Financial Officer of KWE (China) Co. Ltd.

Kevin Hideo Kosaka

Executive Vice President

As Executive Vice President, Kevin is responsible for business development in collaboration with the KWE group globally. Prior to his current role, Kevin worked with the KWE group of companies for 25 years. In his last role, he served as the Regional Vice President of KWE USA, Western Region. Kevin is a graduate of Waseda University, and he is currently based in Long Beach, California.

Neil Smith

Chief Commercial Officer

As Chief Commercial Officer, Neil oversees APLL’s global commercial strategy and development, directing sales growth in the Americas and EMEA. Prior to his current role, he held senior leadership roles in the supply chain and logistics industry and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG. Over his career, Neil has lived and worked on three continents and is originally from the UK – he is currently based in Seattle, WA.

Fabio Duque

Chief Operations Officer for the Americas and EMEA regions

As Chief Operations Officer for the Americas and EMEA Regions, Fabio is responsible for enhancing efficiency, cost control, and profitability through better technologies, systems, and processes across the network. He has served in several roles at APLL, most recently as APLL’s Regional Vice President for the Americas and Regional Vice President for Latin America. Prior to joining APL Logistics, Fabio worked with CTI Logistics and gained extensive supply chain management experience from leadership roles in international services, logistics engineering, distribution, and inventory management. Fabio earned his Master’s Degree in Logistics from the University of IECAT Brazil and holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree from FEI Brazil. He currently serves as a Board Director for the Chilean Logistics Association (ALOG).

Waldo Basilla

Chief Commercial Officer & Chief Operations Officer for the Greater Asia Region

As CCO and COO for APLL in the Greater Asia region, Waldo oversees the region’s commercial strategy, development, and implementation. He is also responsible for deploying operational strategies designed to improve the APLL product, enhance efficiency, and improve costs by leveraging better technologies, systems, and processes. Prior to his current role, Waldo held senior leadership positions both outside and within APLL. He is currently based in Singapore.

David Glauber

General Counsel

As General Counsel for APL Logistics, David leads the global legal department. He provides direction and guidance to management on internal and external legal and business matters. David is a supply chain, logistics, and transportation attorney with senior leadership experience at several major logistics providers before joining APL Logistics. David is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Washington and holds a Certificate in Political Studies from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po).


Michael C. Pilver Jr.

Vice President, Automotive

As Vice President of the Automotive for APL Logistics, Mike is responsible for the strategic development, growth and profitability of the automotive logistics business worldwide. He has been with APL Logistics since 2001 and has over 35 years of experience in premium transportation, automotive logistics and global supply chain services. Mike is a graduate of the Auburn University business school, Ohio State University’s Logistics and Supply Chain Services program, as well as an executive learning program provided by the Rizzo School of Business at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Maggie Owens

Chief Human Resource Officer

As CHRO, Maggie leads the APL Logistics’ global HR team, providing leadership and direction to management for all People, HR, and Employee engagement matters. Before joining APLL, Maggie had 38 years of experience in the logistics and transportation industries, leading HR teams across Europe, the Middle East, India, and Asia for a top 100 employer – most recently as the VP of HR Northern, Central, and Eastern Europe & Regional Diversity Officer. For 25 years, she has lived in various parts of Europe and Asia. In addition to her HR expertise, she has run large operations, both domestic and international.

Hakan Yaren

Chief Information Officer

As Chief Information Officer of APL Logistics, Hakan is responsible for leading the global IT teams. He is an IT veteran who has held executive leadership roles in technology, strategy, M&A, product development, and professional services in industries ranging from logistics to manufacturing and software development for over twenty years. Hakan was educated in the US and Turkey and holds two degrees in Industrial Engineering from Istanbul Technical University and an MBA from the University of Memphis.