Global freight management company, Geodis Wilson, is continuing to grow its Middle East network and has announced the appointment of Sascha Geiken as new Cluster Managing Director for the Middle East region.
Sascha Geiken joined Geodis Wilson in 2009 as Managing Director of Geodis Wilson United Arab Emirates. In his new position as Cluster Managing Director, he will be responsible UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
Looking forward to this new challenge, Sascha said: “I have worked in the EMEA area for most of my career and so naturally this new position is a great opportunity. As part of the SNCF Geodis Group, our company is well positioned on a regional and global level to connect both across the EMEA region and globally, due to our sophisticated international network”, he commented.
Sascha Geiken, who started his freight forwarding career in 1995, has many years of experience in the Middle East working for major logistics companies. Based now at Geodis Wilson’s regional headquarters in Jebel Ali / Dubai, he currently leads a team of more than 90 employees at the company’s offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
In the Middle East region, Geodis Wilson is offering customers a full range of freight / project management and logistics solutions, including various value added services such as customs clearance, warehousing, pick & pack services, LCL-FCL groupage container with re-distribution to Gulf and East African countries, industrial project solutions and other services. The company runs its own freight network, including trucking services between the various countries and a 24-hour on-line customs service.
About Geodis Wilson and the Geodis Group
Geodis Wilson is a leading, global freight management company. With 7,700 employees in more than 50 countries the company delivers tailor-made, integrated logistics solutions to customers enabling them to operate as ‘best in class.’ Geodis Wilson – with a revenue of 2,64bn€ in 2012 – is the freight forwarding arm of Geodis Group which became part of the French rail and freight group SNCF in 2008. With its 46.000 employees in more than 60 countries and a revenue of 9.5 bn € (2012), SNCF Geodis ranks among the top 7 companies in its field in the world.
For more information about Geodis Wilson go to – http://www.geodiswilson.com