Logistics Middle East Power List 2010
Position 02: Elias Monem CEO of Agility in the Middle East & Africa
Elias Monem is the chief executive officer of Agility in the Middle East and Africa, with responsibility for the company’s operations in 18 different countries. A graduate from the American University of Beirut, Monem has almost 19 years of experience in the logistics and freight forwarding industry and has been attributed for expanding the company’s presence in the region and managing a dedicated workforce of over 9000 people. Prior to joining Agility, Monem worked at Airlink International for almost 17 years, which he transformed into a leading freight forwarder and logistics provider in the UAE. During his tenure there, Monem established one of the largest 3PL facilities in Jebel Ali free Zone. In addition, with the transformation of Dubai as the Middle East’s hub for events and conferences, Monem focused on creating a leading logistics provider for regional exhibitions such as IDEX and Dubai Air Show.