CEVA Logistics is a global business with significant operations in Europe,
Middle East, Africa, North and South America, Asia and Australia.
Nicolas Sartini, CEO, heads CEVA and a team of talented leaders
Chief Executive Officer - Nicolas Sartini
Nicolas Sartini was named CEO in June 2019, after previously served as CEVA's Group Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO from January 2019. Prior to this, he was acting as CEO of APL since CMA CGM's takeover of APL in June 2016. Prior to joining APL, he held various positions within CMA CGM as Group Senior Vice President. Nicolas graduated from the Paris-based Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales business school in 1983.
Chief Operating Officer, Contract Logistics - Brett Bissell
Brett joined CEVA in January 2011 as Managing Director of CEVA’s Latin America operations, where he built a strong team that transformed CEVA’s business and prospects in the region. Prior to CEVA he held a number of executive positions at Flextronics International with operational oversight of Japan and Brazil, and has held a number of senior roles at Qualcomm. He started his career with engineering roles at Toshiba and Motorola in Japan. As CEVA’s COO for Contract Logistics he is responsible for leading strategy, establishing best practices, and further growing the business line. He received his MBA and MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Union College in New York.
Chief Operating Officer, Freight Management - Aymeric Chandavoine
Aymeric Chandavoine was named Chief Operating Officer Freight Management in June 2019. He joined CEVA in April 2010 as Vice President, Consumer & Retail for Asia Pacific. Mr. Chandavoine then took over the role of Head of Business Development for Greater China before becoming the Managing Director for North Asia cluster. In February 2018, he was appointed as Executive Vice President Global Sales in which he successfully built a new organization focused on growing new customers. Before joining CEVA, Mr. Chandavoine was Country Director for China for FM Logistic and has held several senior positions in the same company prior to that. He received his Master's Degree in Computer Engineering from École Centrale de Lille and his Master's Degree in Business from Ecole Superieure des Affaires.
Chief Commercial Officer - Laurent Binetti
After starting his career in the retail industry, Laurent subsequently spent 20 + years with Dell, where he held several senior commercial positions in Switzerland and the UK with an EMEA scope. During his time at Dell, he successfully expanded the company’s presence into new geographies and developed new products and services. Lately, he has led several start-up initiatives, helping young entrepreneurs to structure their go-to-market strategies. He holds an MBA from the University of Neuchatel, Switzerland.
Chief Human Resources Officer - Pierre-Olivier Landry
Pierre-Olivier Landry became CEVA’s Chief Human Resources Officer in May 2019. Pierre-Olivier joined CEVA from Geodis as Chief Human Resources Officer, bringing with him 20+ years experience in managing Human Resources, also in the context of transformation (including growth, restructuring and acquisition). At Geodis, he has transformed and managed the global HR organization and corporate HR team for the Freight Forwarding business line. Prior to that he held a number of executive positions in Human Resources in various industries, such as automotive, consultancy, hospitality, market research and transportation & logistics. Pierre-Olivier received his Master's Degree from University Panthéon-Assas Paris II.
Chief Financial Officer - Serge Corbel
Serge joined CEVA Logistics in October 2018 bringing experience in the logistics industry for more than 30 years. Previously, he served in various positions for CMA CGM, a world leading container shipping company. From 2016 until October 2018, he was CFO of APL/NOL, a CMA-CGM company, based in Singapore. From 1991 to June 2016, Serge was corporate controller and member of the executive committee at CMA CGM. From 1984-1991, his duties ranged from salesman to commercial manager with NCHP, a French container shipping company. Serge is French and graduated from EAP-ESCP Europe in 1981.
Chief Information Officer - Christophe Cachat
Christophe joined CEVA in June 2014 as Chief Information Officer. He has extensive experience in the logistics industry, having served as SVP Information Technology, Americas for Kuehne + Nagel as well as Chief Technology Officer for ACR Logistics in the UK. Prior to that he held a number of security, technology and engineering roles at ALSTOM in France, Banque Indosuez (now Crédit Agricole) and CEGETEL (now SFR). As CEVA’s CIO, he oversees and develops the company’s technology capabilities, including its proprietary Supply Chain Management platform, CEVA Matrix™. He received his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the French National School of Civil Aviation (ENAC) in Toulouse.
Chief Legal Officer - Kenneth Burch
Kenneth Burch is Chief Legal Officer for CEVA Logistics. Kenneth joined TNT Logistics in North America in 2003 where he was responsible for Litigation and Risk Management and was appointed to General Counsel in 2006. He served as General Counsel during the acquisition of TNT Logistics by Apollo Management LP and was General Counsel for the North American business during the merger with EGL. He was General Counsel for the Americas Region, and appointed CEVA’s Chief Legal Officer in 2014. He received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University and his Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University in Texas.
Executive Director - Leigh Pomlett
Leigh became Executive Director of CEVA in January 2015. His extensive experience in logistics dates back to 1980, which he brought to CEVA in September 2009 when he was named Executive Vice President for UK & Ireland. He has held a number of senior country and regional roles including Chief Executive Mainland Europe for Exel and Chief Executive Mainland Europe DHL Supply Chain, as well as management roles spanning a number of business sectors. Leigh joined CEVA’s Executive Board as President, Northern Europe in November 2010, was appointed as President, Europe in 2013. Leigh received his business degree from Liverpool University. He is also a member of the Freight Transport Association board in the UK.