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Peter Levesque
Ports America


Peter Levesque has over 30 years of international transportation and logistics experience. He is currently President of the Ports America Group which is the largest terminal operating company in the United States. Prior to joining Ports America,he was Chief Executive Officer of Modern Terminals Limited based in Hong Kong where he lived and worked for over twenty-five years.

Prior to Modern Terminals Levesque served as Senior Vice President of CEVA Logistics Supply Chain Group. He also served as Regional Vice President for DHL’s International Supply Chain Group Asia Pacific. In 2000 he co-founded V-Logic Limited, a niche third-party logistics company based in Hong Kongwhich was acquired in 2006. He also held several key management positions with American President Lines, including Managing Director of APL Logistics (ACS) for North Asia.

Mr. Levesque holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, and an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has served as Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship for the Kellogg/HKUST MBA program, and for the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s MBA program.Mr. Levesque served two terms as Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong which representsover 700 companies and40 different nationalities.

In addition to his time at AmCham he served as President of The American Club in Hong Kong. He currently serves on the Board of the United States Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C.

Mr. Levesque is the author of The Shipping Point, The Rise of China and the Future of Retail Supply Chain Management, which was published by Wiley & Sons.