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Key industry execs to speak at Leaders in Logistics

by ASC Staff on Nov 6, 2016


More than two dozen top executives from the Middle East logistics industry will present case studies and take part in panel discussions at Leaders in Logistics 2016.
More than two dozen top executives from the Middle East logistics industry will present case studies and take part in panel discussions at Leaders in Logistics 2016.

ITP Publishing’s Leaders in Logistics annual conference returns in November and is due to take place at Grosvenor House, Dubai Marina on Tuesday 8th November.

Conference chairman Michael Stockdale, Chief Executive Officer, B2C Logistics will present an overview of the industry looking at the renewed focus on economic diversification from the GCC states due to low oil prices continuing to pose a challenge across the region.A stable and efficient supply chain is critical in making this drive successful. Using superior planning techniques and project management, the GCC countries are integrating supply chain linkages as new logistics infrastructure is coming on stream, giving rise to highly efficient inter-modal bases that are reducing delivery time and cost.

The logistics infrastructure development, and integration of the transportation and logistics service in the GCC is providing opportunities to the local LSPs in the UAE. This session aims to provide an overview of the current regional logistics and supply chain sector, analyse recent developments within the industry and their impact on the drive towards economic diversification within the GCC.

Four panel discussions will examine Mergers & Acquisitions, Disruptive Technologies, Automation and the Pharma Logistics market. A full list of speakers can be found below:

Mohsen Ahmad, Vice President – Logistics, Dubai South
Koshy Mathew, Chief Operating Officer, Enhance UAE
Walid Daniel, Chief Executive Officer, Span Group
Reinhard Wind, Regional Director, Founder and President, Logistics & Industry Network
Darryl Judd, Chief Operating Officer, Logistics Executive Group
Marcus Meissner, Managing Partner, Middle East, Africa & Asia, Camelot Management Consultants Middle East DMCC
Paul Stevens, Board Member, CILT – The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, UAE
Atif Rafiq, Director, Al Sharqi Shipping
Anders Kron, Commercial Manager Middle East, SOHAR Port and Freezone
Abhishek Ajay Shah, Co-Founder & Managing Director, RSA Logistics
Katharina Albert, Managing Director, Kat Logics – Simulation Solutions
Dr. Zeydan Abuissa, Country Manager, Pfizer Gulf & Levant
George Paraskevadis, Supply Chain Director MENAP, Johnson & Johnson
Mohammed Dayazada, Head of Competence Center - Performance Excellence, Camelot Management Consultants Middle East DMCC
Julian Sutch, Manager Cargo Global sales – Pharma, Emirates SkyCargo
Frédéric Zielinski, General Manager, Swisslog Middle East LLC
David Dronfield, Regional General Manager, FAMCO
Walid Khoury, Managing Partner, ALS Logistic Solutions
Dr. Makrem Kadachi, General Manager, Ehrhardt + Partner Solutions
Ajit Kumar Mishra, Managing Director, AKM Foodstuff Trading
Brodie Von Berg, Head of Sales & Marketing, Middle East & Australasia, MiX Telematics
Phil Jones, Fleet Management & Logistics Consultant
Cory Fee, General Manager - Middle East and Africa, OBI Telematics
Sam Achampong, Regional Director - MENA, CIPS - The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
Matthew Harbour, Supply Chain Director, MedMEA, Kellogg Company of Great Britain Ltd
Karl W. Feilder, Chairman & CEO, The Neutral Group & Neutral Fuels

Sponsors include Mix Telematics, DULSCO and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. In addition to the conference, Twintec, Almajdouie, LOC8, DP World, Cavendish Maxwell and Swisslog exhibiting at the venue.


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