SINGAPORE – 2 July 2015 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has appointed Detlev Janik as CEO for its South Asia Area. In this role, Janik will be responsible for leading Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics business in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Janik joins Agility with more than 35 years of experience in the logistics industry, including over 30 years based in India and South East Asia.
“The South Asia region, with its large and fast-growing markets, is immensely important to Agility and we invested early to develop a significant presence. We are very pleased to have Detlev come onboard to help drive growth in our business across India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan,” said Chris Price, CEO, Agility Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining Agility, Janik was the Regional Director of Dachser in Singapore, where he was responsible for its South Asia and South East Asia operations. He was previously CEO of Dachser India Pvt. Ltd.
A native of Germany, Janik is a graduate of BS GAV in Bremen, Germany. He first moved to Asia in 1982 and has held positions with Hermann Ludwig (now Geodis), Footwork Hamacher, ABX Logistics and Hansameyer Freight Forwarders. He has wide experience across many Asian countries. Janik will be based in Mumbai, India.
Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.8 billion in revenue and more than 20,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries. Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.For more information about Agility, visit Agility.com