HOUSTON – February 7, 2012 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has appointed Grant Wattman as President & CEO of its Project Logistics business.
Wattman has previously worked at CH2M Hill, Panalpina, ABB Lummus Global, GeoLogistics and Fritz Companies. He brings 40 years’ experience in leadership roles for government and commercial entities on innumerable large projects in infrastructure, logistics, power, energy, petrochemical, mining, oil and gas upstream, midstream and downstream.
“Agility is strengthening and developing its Project Logistics business, and Grant will play a major leadership role in this effort,” says Essa Al-Saleh, Agility’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Global Integrated Logistics. “He will be responsible for developing our renewed strategy, aligning our Projects network to this strategy, driving our Projects pipeline, ensuring our organization meets the highest operating standards and will also serve on the GIL Management Board.”
Wattman is Chairman of the Exporters Competitive Maritime Council, serves on the board of The Logistics Institute and remains active in several other professional organizations, including the Railway Industrial Clearance Association and Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association.
Agility Project Logistics provides complete services for large-scale, heavy-lift projects regardless of challenging geography, or complexity of the lift. Agility is one of the top five project and heavy-lift providers in the world.
From its roots in emerging markets, 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 countries and emerging economies alike. A publicly traded company, Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics with close to $6 billion in annual revenue and more than 22,000 employees in 550 offices across 100 countries.
For more information about Agility, visit www.agilitylogistics.com.