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Logistics Middle East 3PL Power List: 20 - 25

by Sarah Jacotine on Aug 11, 2015

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21. Ranjeev Menon
Group CEO
Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC)

2014 position: 25
2013 position: N/A

With over 25 years’ experience behind him, Ranjeev Menon has led Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC) to become one of the fastest growing companies in the MENA region with year-on-year CAGR of 73% in net profits since he took control of the organisation.

Under his leadership, the company has grown its logistics infrastructure to nearly 2 million square meters, offering every supply chain solution across nearly a dozen facilities and logistics hubs, while bringing the best breed of international express courier under GWC’s umbrella.

Menon holds a Masters of Business in Supply Chain/Logistics Management from RMIT University of Melbourne, Australia. He began his career with respected companies MESCO, DHL, and Agility until assuming his role at GWC in 2009.

His service to the logistics sector has earned the company a number of accolades from prestigious committees and industry titles, with the latest being Leading Domestic Logistics Provider of the Year by Frost & Sullivan in 2015. He was ranked 15 out of 100 CEOs in the GCC by Trends magazine in conjunction with INSEAD business school.

Since entering the H2 2015, GWC has added courier services to its service portfolio by signing an agreement to become the authorised service contractor for UPS in Qatar. GWC began offering the range of UPS services after the inauguration of its new flagship outlet located on D-Ring Road in June 2015.

Last month, GWC announced phase five of expansion works for Logistics Village Qatar, which it developed, is underway and in December 2014, GWC won a contract to build the $188m Bu Sulba logistics hub dedicated to SMEs in Doha.

INTERVIEW: Ranjeev Menon, group CEO, GWC

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