HOOFDDORP, March 17 - CEVA Logistics, one of the leading supply chain companies in the world, today announced the appointment of Peter Levesque to the position of Senior Vice President of the newly created business unit International Logistics Solutions - ILS. ILS provides core competency in ocean consolidation and purchase order management and complements CEVA's core services with end to end solutions. Peter will lead all origin management related activities across the Asia Pacific region. The ILS Business Unit for Asia Pacific will be headquartered in Hong Kong.
Peter has over 19 years of international transportation and logistics experience and has been working in Asia since 1996. Prior to joining CEVA, Peter served as Regional Vice President for DHL's International Supply Chain Group for Asia Pacific. In 2000 he co-founded V-Logic Limited, a niche 3PL company based in Hong Kong. Before that, he held several management positions with American President Lines (APL), including Managing Director of APL Logistics for North Asia.
Peter holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, and an MBA from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He has also served as Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship for the Kellogg - HKUST MBA program, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology's MBA program. "I am looking forward to working with CEVA's ILS management team in providing a customer intimate logistics product, that our clients will embrace, and that the industry will admire", said Peter following his appointment.
Bill Aldridge, Executive Vice President ILS explained Peter's role. "Peter will focus on expanding and developing our existing assets, infrastructure and solution sets throughout Asia Pacific. These are essential to the successful deployment and ongoing execution of the ILS platform. Our mission in is to develop into a leading force in the market and Peter will be very important in helping CEVA to provide the services that ILS can offer. We are excited to have him on board to lead our efforts in this key region."
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