Skip navigation

Transportation Institute

Transportation Institute Faculty Banner

Cynthia Ott

Cynthia Ott

Vice President, Human Resources
Maersk Line

DTI Board Member

 


Background

Cynthia Ott was appointed Vice President of Human Resources in July 2012. She is responsible for all HR activities for Maersk Line in North America. In this capacity, her primary focus is on talent development, as well as leading her team in the implementation of the new SAP HR information system and payroll platform. Prior to this, she was Director of Human Resources for Maersk Line in Charlotte, responsible for HR business partnering for a number of business units within the company. Before joining the company in 2006 as a Regional HR Manager, Ms. Ott was in various HR leadership roles, including Black & Decker where she and her entire staff achieved Green Belt certification. Ms. Ott received a B.A. degree from Clemson University and a Masters in Human Resources from the University of South Carolina.