Crane targets project cargo growth with Liso appointment

Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Ivan Liso as director projects, EPC & Marine EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa) as the forwarder aims to grow in the region.
Liso will also lead the forwarder’s specialized solutions group for the region, reporting to Joshua van Altena, director of operations EMEIA with functional alignment under Chris Mitchell, vice president of global specialized solutions. 
"Growth in EMEIA has increased significantly year over year and Liso’s new appointment will be critical to this continued growth," the logistics firm said.
"Crane Worldwide Logistics prides itself on establishing growth where clients require service and personalised solutions that facilitate flexible and robust supply chain solutions not only today, but in the future."
Liso has worked in freight forwarding since 1995 and has held the sales and division manager position as part of the Italian Pacorini Forwarding Project Cargo division. The firm was purchased by Crane in 2017.
At Pacorini Forwarding, Liso was responsible for leading the division and managing heavy and oversized cargo, exceptional transport, road surveys, projects and chartering of vessels.
In his new he will be responsible for managing vessel chartering within EMEIA market, supporting pricing & solutions and developing new opportunities in the projects sector.
“We are excited to have Ivan play an even larger role at Crane Worldwide Logistics. Ivan has extensive experience in the shipping and freight industry, which will be a tremendous asset to our valued clients and global team,” said Mitchell. 
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