Born and raised in Geneva, Switzerland, Andre joined MSC, a global leader in transportation and logistics, in 1987. He is responsible for implementing and developing the complex data flow between the company’s headquarters and its agencies worldwide. Andre oversees over 1’000 staff globally, providing interactive software solutions for MSC, as well as steering MSC’s broader activities related to technology, innovation and digitization. He is an advocate for collaboration and standardization in the shipping industry in areas of technology such as smart containers, where shippers of cargo benefit from a degree of harmonization among carriers and other actors in the supply chain. Andre is also the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the newly founded Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA.org) MSC, founded in 1970 by Gianluigi Aponte, operates 480 offices across 155 countries with over 70,000 employees.