Aki D. Palikaras

Senior HRBP & Director at A.P Moeller-Maersk


Aki D. Palikaras works as Senior HRBP & Director at A.P Moeller-Maersk, where he’s part of a team that is responsible for the largest Finance transformation project anywhere in Europe. He’s a highly Commercial Executive that has extensive business partnering expertise and a vast track record of developing and implementing strategies that help commercial organizations win in the marketplace, from entrepreneurial businesses to leading multinationals.

His noteworthy footprint achievements are: Grundfos – where he drove European regional organizational restructuring, which helped grow the region by 2.7% in 2018, contributing 55% of the company’s global sales; Ageras – where he delivered the company’s transformation and commercial turn-around, resulting in the company securing >2b DKK in investment funding 2 years later; Visma Software – where he drove the merger between “Visma Software” and “e-conomic”, resulting in Vismas most successful acquisition to date; and Trustpilot – where he founded its HR Department, resulting in the company becoming the 4th only IT unicorn in Danish history. 

Aki D. Palikaras will be speaking at the panel debate “How to foster a commercial culture within HR”.


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