Thursday, November 11, 2010

Logistics Group Appoint New Singapore- Malaysia Boss

New Recruit for Damco
Shipping News Feature

ASIA – Logistics arm of Danish shipping giant AP Moller-Maersk has appointed Alain Ventura as its Country Manager for Malaysia and Singapore. In his new role Mr Ventura will be based in Singapore and take over responsibility for all aspects of the logistics and freight forwarding business in the two regions reporting directly to Tony Hotine, Chief Executive Officer for Damco in Asia Pacific.

Mr Ventura joins Damco with about 20 years of logistics experience behind him, having worked in Asia, Europe and the US in different management positions and speaking of the appointment Mr Hotine said:

“Alain has the local knowledge and hands-on experience required for strengthening our business in Malaysia and Singapore, two important markets for Damco in Asia Pacific. I am happy to have him on my team, and confident that he will lead both countries to become our customers’ preferred logistics partner.”

Last year Damco recorded a global turnover exceeding $2 billion managing over 2.3 million TEU in ocean freight and supply chain management volumes and air freighted more than 60,000 tones. Commenting on his new role Alain Ventura said:

“Damco has a strong foothold in Singapore and Malaysia, providing customers with supply chain solutions for more than 20 years now. Moving forward, we want to do more for our customers - by customising better and more efficient solutions to meet their needs, so they have peace of mind when their goods are with Damco,”