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Leadership Bios
David Sanborn

David C. Sanborn is a 1973 graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and an ex Merchant Marine Officer . Mr Sanborn was a long time employee of Sea-Land Service, Inc. He moved on to work with American President Lines and CMA-CGM in senior management positions prior to joining DP World in May of 2005. He is now engaged in transportation consulting through the company he founded- International Transportation Systems, LLC.


During his career Sanborn has managed numerous container ports and has been involved in concept and design processes for logistics facilities in various key areas of the world. He has had extensive international experience in all facets of general management within the transportation industry, having held senior positions during his career in the United States, Brazil, Europe, Hong Kong, the Dominican Republic, Singapore and Dubai.


Mr. Sanborn continues to be very active in the maritime and transportation industries, has presented numerous papers to conferences and technical groups, and sits on several Boards. He is currently a Governor for the Maritime Security Council. He is a member of the United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association, the American Association of Ports Authorities, the Charleston Propeller Club, is a past member of SOLE (Society of Logistics Engineers), and is a past Director of EBAC (East Bay

Agency for Children- is a non-profit organization providing therapeutic services to disadvantaged children in the Oakland and San Francisco Bay areas of California).


Conversant in the Spanish language, Mr. Sanborn has traveled and worked extensively throughout the world, and especially within Latin America.


Mr. Sanborn and his wife of 36 years, Terry, reside in Wesley Chapel, North Carolina. They have three children- Chris, Erica, and Tracy.


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