Biography: Stephen A. Nothdurft

Stephen A. Nothdurft is the assistant vice president and Midwest regional manager for Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM). Based in Seoul, South Korea, HMM is the Peninsula’s largest container carrier and one of the more significant ocean liner companies operating in the global transportation market. 

Nothdurft is responsible for all of HMM’s commercial and operational activities in a 14-state region, stretching from Western Pennsylvania through the Dakotas. Involved in ocean transportation and international logistics for more than 30 years, he has held various sales/marketing/operations positions with ocean carriers in the Midwest and Southern California. He is a past president of the Midwest Foreign Commerce Club, former Chairman of the Board for the Ocean Freight Agents of Chicago and continues to be active in various trade and logistics organizations across the Midwest.

Nothdurft earned a bachelor’s degree in geography from DePaul University.