SINGAPORE, 2 October 2008 - CEVA Logistics, one of the leading supply chain companies in the world, today announced the appointment of Charles Wellins to the position of Vice President of the Ocean Freight division for the Asia Pacific region.
In his new position, Charles will spearhead the strategic development of ocean freight operations, services and sales for the Asia Pacific region, and will be based in Hong Kong. He will also build and lead a robust ocean organisation structure for Asia Pacific, with further investment into Trade-lane development to boost growth. Having more than 22 years of experience in the industry, Charles brings a wealth of forwarding and transportation expertise and industry knowledge. Prior to CEVA, he was with Maersk Inc as Vice President, Sales, for Greater China, and assumed various responsibilities including business development, operations and account management.
"We are proud to have Charles on the team", said Raymond Lee, Vice President of Freight Management for Asia Pacific. "Charles' strong track record is certainly an asset to our organisation. His addition will prove to be invaluable in expanding the ocean services to meet our growth strategy for the region, whilst our Global Core Carrier strategy and procurement will be the key to our success in coming years."
Vittorio Favati, President for Asia Pacific, added, "I am confident Charles's appointment will bring expanded capabilities to our already strong management team. His transportation career accomplishments and leadership will be of immediate benefit to CEVA. We are excited to have him on board to lead our efforts in this key region."
CEVA's Ocean services cover less-than-container load (LCL) and full-container load (FCL) shipments, breakbulk cargoes and charter services, which complement CEVA's end to end solutions.
Globally, the company aims to be one of the top leading NVOCC operators in all key markets, continue its double digit year over year growth, and focus on Operational Excellence through the introduction of LEAN, Zero Defect Startup (ZDS), Smart Solutions & Global Performance Management.
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