• #IAPH2023
  • 31 October – 2 November 2023 | Abu Dhabi, UAE

Gene Seroka

Port of Los Angeles

Executive Director

Gene Seroka is the Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles, which has experienced a series of historic, record-breaking performances since his appointment in 2014. A respected global trade expert, Seroka has distinguished himself as a leader throughout his illustrious career in shipping, global logistics and executive management.

As Executive Director of the busiest container port in North America, Seroka is responsible for managing a $2 billion budget, advancing major capital projects, growing trade volume and promoting innovative, sustainable practices that strengthen the region’s economy.

Prior to joining the Port, Seroka held several key positions—both nationally and internationally—in sales and management for American President Lines (APL) Limited. He holds an MBA and Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of New Orleans.

Sessions With Gene Seroka

Wednesday, 1 November

  • 04:15pm - 05:00pm (GST) / 01/nov/2023 12:15 pm - 01/nov/2023 01:00 pm

    What Leadership for Sustainable Port Management?

    Port reinvention will only succeed if the industry is successful in attracting and retaining the right talent at all levels. What does the leadership profile of the future port CEO look like? How can the industry close the age gap and bring in new blood from other public and private organizations to drive this transformation?