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James Russell Bruner

James Russell Bruner

Maersk Inc.

ITI Board Member



James Russell Bruner assumed the position of president & CEO, Maersk Inc. in September 2004. Effective September 2006, Mr. Bruner also holds the title of Executive Vice President of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group.
In June of 2001, Mr. Bruner was Senior Vice President of Maersk Inc. responsible for managing Maersk's liner services to and from North, Central and South America as well as Canada and the Caribbean.
Mr. Bruner joined Maersk Inc. in September of 1989. He has held several positions since then including; Director of Maersk Container Service Company, Inc., Vice President of the Intermodal Department and Vice President of the Latin America Services, before relocating to Sao Paulo, Brazil serving as President Maersk South America, Ltd.
Prior to joining Maersk Inc. Mr. Bruner held the position of Regional Manager for Roadway Package System in New York. Mr. Bruner held several positions at Smith's Transfer, located in Baltimore, MD, from 1976 to 1988 with the most recent position being Vice President Northern Region.
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Mr. Bruner attended Bridgewater College, Virginia. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Executive Program and Harvard Business School AMP.