Bolloré Logistics USA appoints new chief executive

Marc Sawaya. Source: Bollore Logistics

Bolloré Logistics USA has appointed Marc Sawaya as its new chief executive as the firm looks to build on “positive growth”.

Sawaya will report to Bolloré Logistics chief executive for the Americas Yves Laforgue and has more than 20 years of experience in supply chain management, including ten with Bolloré Logistics.

At the company he successively held the positions of regional director for central region in Canada and sales director for the Americas.

“He has also largely contributed to the sales development of Bolloré Logistics in the Americas region by relying on its main verticals such as aerospace, pharmaceuticals and luxury,” the logistics firm said in a press release.

“I am delighted that Marc Sawaya will take on the role of chief executive USA, and I look forward seeing him accompany our teams and support the company in its next major growth phases,” said Yves Laforgue.

“Marc has demonstrated a positive leadership style, in-depth industry knowledge and remarkable business experience.”

Marc Sawaya’s mission will be to support the company’s strategy and promote its development by “prioritising customer needs and he will support the upskilling of employees while balancing the teams”.

Sawaya said: “Bolloré Logistics is an incredible company, and it is an honou000r to be part of its leadership and to work alongside the great teams in the US. Together we will continue to build on the strong foundations and positive growth we have built over the past few years.”

Bolloré Logistics USA has more than 500 employees and 18 offices and offers supply chain solutions in several industry sectors including aerospace, healthcare, cosmetics & perfumes, fashion & retail, chemicals and energy.

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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]