Poonam Datta

Chief Compliance Officer,

Globe Express Services


Poonam Datta is an accomplished and vastly experienced business leader with 25 years of experience in the global supply chain & logistics industry. 

Datta has worked with A.P. Moller-Maersk Group from 1990 to 2006 and quickly grew through the ranks to become one of the youngest managing directors in the organization. 

During her tenure, she spearheaded the company's revitalization program in the Middle East, leading Maersk Line, Safmarine and Maersk Logistics to unprecedented growth in the region. 

Datta also served as Group CCO for a regional port & logistics service provider. She is currently the CCO for the US-based Globe Express Services, a global logistics provider with presence in 100 countries. 

Datta hails from an aristocratic and illustrious family in India. Her father, Anand Datta, is a successful writer/filmmaker while her mother, Sneh Datta, is a linguist professor. Her grandfather, Dr. G.L. Datta, was a great academician and physicist who founded the DAV colleges in India, and also served as the Vice Chancellor of Ujjain University. 

A world-class business consultant with a post graduate degree in business management, Datta is an avid reader and enjoys writing and listening to music. She follows sports and has contributed towards community development.