Middle East move for Mitchell at Crane

Crane Worldwide Logistics has promoted Chris Mitchell to manage its Middle East region.

Mitchell joined Crane Worldwide in in September 2011, as director for energy in Asia Pacific and since 2017 has led the Global Specialized Solutions division.

The Middle East region is a growth area for Crane Worldwide Logistics, with significant facility space and freight forwarding activity in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Saudi Arabia with plans for expansion later this year. 

“Chris will add leadership and direction to our Middle East region in the growth years ahead, with his experience leading our global specialized solutions division, his capabilities will drive new opportunities in this important area of expansion for Crane Worldwide,” said Chad Taylor, executive vice president of global operations at Crane Worldwide. 

Added chief executive Keith Winters: “The Middle East holds tremendous potential for our clients and we will continue to support them as supply chain partners to assist with their strategic plans going forward.”

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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]