Maksim Mihic

DP World Canada

CEO and General Manager

Maksim Mihic was appointed General Manager of DP World (Canada) Inc. in 2013, and CEO in 2020, with responsibility for defining the vision and setting the strategy for the container and stevedoring business in Western Canada. He brings with him over 25 years of marine terminal experience specializing in operations, process improvements, equipment design and acquisition, and project management. With a proven record of successfully driving and managing growth, his key accomplishments include the acquisitions of Fraser Surrey and Prince Rupert’s Fairview marine terminals as well as their successful integration into the global DP World family. Maksim has also overseen the significant expansions of both DP World Vancouver and DP World Prince Rupert.

Maksim joined DP World in 1996 as an Electrical Engineer, assuming senior leadership roles of increasing responsibility, including Director, Container Operations. Prior to joining DP World, he worked in the electric power industry as a System Control Engineer and was a member of a research team for Western Canada studying the link between electric power lines and leukemia.

Maksim graduated from the University of Sarajevo, with a degree in Electrical Engineering before moving to Canada in 1991.

He is currently a member of the WESTAC Board of Directors, serving on the Executive Committee, and also serves as an Executive Committee member on the BCMEA Board of Directors. Maksim is active in the community and is a member of the Mission Possible Board of Directors.

Sessions With Maksim Mihic

Tuesday, 17 May

  • 02:30pm - 02:45pm (PST) / 17/may/2022 09:30 pm - 17/may/2022 09:45 pm

    Moving Global Trade Online Through Digital Platforms

    Cargo owners, from those shipping less than container loads to the world's largest shippers, are now demanding visibility of their cargo transits along the entire land sea and air end-to-end supply chains. Find out how DP World is transforming its global operations from asset optimisation to cargo customer cargo centricity.
  • 02:45pm - 03:30pm (PST) / 17/may/2022 09:45 pm - 17/may/2022 10:30 pm

    Connecting Digital Infrastructure of Ports

    Ultimately digital infrastructure has the potential to increase efficiency and connectivity, reduce environmental impact of seaborne and port operations, improve cargo and passenger data visibility and ensure paperless, transparent governance. What role do ports have to play in ensuring information technology system processes and operational technology controlling machinery and physical infrastructure work seamlessly and securely to achieve these aims?