BASEL – Nov. 3, 2014 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has appointed Mohammed Esa as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) for Europe. Esa assumes responsibility for leading all commercial activities of Agility across Europe, including sales, marketing and product management.
“With his background in emerging markets and experience in operations, sales, and marketing, Esa brings insight and expertise that will be invaluable in his new position,” said Mike Bible, CEO, Agility Europe. “Esa’s proven record and strong focus on customer engagement make him perfectly qualified to lead and grow our commercial activities in Europe.”
Esa joined Agility in 2004 and has more than 23 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry. Prior to assuming his current post, Esa was Chief Executive Officer for Agility in UAE, Oman and Bahrain, and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Agility Middle East and Africa. He played an instrumental role in growing revenue and profitability in the Middle East and Africa region, shaping the strategy and developing strong partnerships with Agility’s key customers.
From 2006 to 2009, Esa was the Regional Vice President for Sales and Marketing in Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for setting up a regional team and managing strategic customer relationships.
Esa holds an MBA from the University of Bradford in the U.K. and is based in Basel, Switzerland.
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