Irvine, Calif. - December 21, 2012 - Agility, a leading global logistics provider, today announced the appointment of Francesc Casamitjana as Regional CEO of its Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) business in the Americas. Effective January 1, 2013, Casamitjana replaces Mike Bible who moves to Europe as its Regional CEO.
Casamitjana has been with Agility for more than 25 years. He moves into his new role from Area South Europe, where he has been CEO since 2007. Prior to this, he was CEO, Spain. Casamitjana has had a distinguished career with the company, joining initially in a sales role.
“Francesc has a consistent track record of delivering solid business results, even through challenging economic times,” said Essa Al-Saleh, President & CEO, Agility GIL. “He champions our values and his leadership has helped build strong, collaborative working relationships across the company. We look forward to him taking Agility to new heights in the Americas.”
In his new role, Casamitjana will focus on continuing Agility’s growth in the Americas, which includes strong operations in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, and Chile, among others.
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 $4.8 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in 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, please visit www.agilitylogistics.com.