Nadia Ribeiro returns to CEVA Logistics to head up South America cluster

01.02.2016 / 09:23

Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, 1 February 2016 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s largest supply chain management companies, today announced that it has appointed Nadia Ribeiro to the position of Executive Vice President and head of the South America cluster.

Ribeiro has extensive knowledge of the international freight and logistics market and global experience of many vertical markets in both commercial and operational roles.  Ribeiro previously worked for CEVA for 13 years but spent the last three years at Kuehne and Nagel as Managing Director Brazil.  

Commenting on her new appointment which is effective February 1st 2016 she says:  “I am delighted to return to CEVA.  A major factor in my decision was the strength and solidity of its new operating model, the experienced management team driving it forward and the way those two things are differentiating the company in the industry.

“The current economic climate means the South American market is in a constant state of transition, but I welcome the opportunities this creates for the team I will lead - providing us with opportunities to grow the business here”.

She adds that Contract Logistics provides opportunities for CEVA across the cluster particularly in the countries outside Brazil.  In Brazil she states that her team will create additional value-added opportunities in full supply chain management for its customers.

Says CEVA Logistics CEO, Xavier Urbain: “I am pleased to welcome Nadia back to the senior management team and am confident she will help us to develop the South America cluster and support our goal of creating strong added value services for our customers”.

Ribeiro has a degree in Social Communications and Advertising from Sao Paulo’s Faculdade Anhembi Morumbi university and is currently studying for a Masters’ degree.

She succeeds Richard Vieites who has moved to the company’s North American operations to become Executive Vice President of Contract Logistics.   

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