Bolloré expands healthcare logistics team with two appointments
25 / 03 / 2021
By Damian Brett
Robert Donnell and Jill Cross
Bolloré Logistics has expanded its healthcare and life sciences operation with the appointment of two new members of the team.
Robert Donnell has been appointed as global director, healthcare, and Jill Cross as senior regional head of pharma healthcare for the Americas region.
Donnell has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry having worked for Procter & Gamble and AstraZeneca before moving to supply chain service providers working with pharma and biotech companies.
Based in the UK, he will report directly to Eric Sanchez, senior vice president of global development, and will be responsible for leading the company’s global development in the healthcare sector, establishing both its strategy and action plan and managing a team of regional healthcare and life sciences leads.
Meanwhile, Cross has more than 15 years’ experience in logistics and has spent the last five years in the healthcare logistics industry. Her previous positions include global accounts director for pharma and consumer accounts at Kuehne + Nagel and trade lane manager US/UK at DB Schenker.
Cross is based in New Jersey and reports to Marc Sawaya, vice president sales at Bolloré Logistics America.
The logistics firm said: “The arrival of Donnell and Cross at the company will consolidate the structure of Bolloré Logistics’ Healthcare teams on the five continents and supplement the coverage of the teams already established in Europe under the management of Brice Bellin, director of healthcare & life sciences, Europe, at Bolloré Logistics, as well as those in Asia-Pacific and Middle East/Southeast Asia.”