Hansen Thomas Preben
Thomas joined Abatan in 2015 and was appointed as Commercial Director, joining the UK Board in April 2019.
Thomas’s career in the shipping industry began in 2005, when he was working with a competitor, following which Thomas joined Abatan in 2015, as a Pricing Co-ordinator for our USA trades.
When Abatan introduced the new Far East Silk service, Thomas was promoted to Far East Trade Manager, responsible the development of the exciting new venture. Thomas’s success in this role elevated him to the role of General Manager for Exports in 2017.
Successfully fulfilling this role, Thomas’s input to the company encompassed all commercial responsibilities and he was appointed to the UK's Board of Directors in 2019.