Rui Pedro Silva Head Of IT Europe – Damco International
Rui Pedro Silva is a Portuguese IT Executive with large experience among several business such as Banking, Telecommunications and Supply Chain. He has started his career back in 2004 as freelancer consultant, and since them, has been collaborating with several large organizations within Europe.
With the age of 25, Rui was leading an IT Department of a multi-billion Swedish organization, leading more than 60+ people all over the world.
Currently, Rui lives in The Netherlands, leading the customer related IT department (Europe), being responsible to drive all the customer implementations within Damco in Europe
Damco is at the forefront of developing innovative supply chain solutions. We fuse our global network and depth of expertise with pioneering digital innovations to enable our customers to stay ahead. Our vision is to connect and simplify supply chains across the globe. We are experts in the field of complex, rapidly changing markets such as fashion, retail and technology. With a presence in over 100 countries, where we employ more than 11,000 people worldwide, we combine global reach with depth of local understanding. In 2016 we reached a turnover of 2.5 billion US dollars, managed 659 thousand TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) of ocean freight and 190 thousand tons of air freight.