Welcome to day five of the 2011 edition of Logistics Middle East’s Power 25 List – a detailed ranking of the region’s most influential executives from the warehousing and transportation sector.
Today, the wait is over as we reveal the five most powerful executives in the Middle Eastern logistics industry.
5. John Gould, Middle East managing director, CEVA Logistics
Appointed as managing director of CEVA Logistics in the Middle East last year, John Gould has overall responsibility for managing and developing the company’s freight and contract logistics operations in the region.
Reporting to Gianfranco Sgro, president of CEVA Logistics in Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa, he has already launched a number of new warehouse facilities in Jebel Ali Free Zone, signed a material handling contract with Kanoo Equipment Rental (KANRENT), and reinforced the organisational structure of CEVA Logistics in the Middle East, devoting time to employee development and promoting teamwork and cooperation.
With a career that spans over 20-years in the supply chain industry, Gould has worked in various business development roles at DHL Express, in addition to serving as UPS divisional manager in the Middle East and Africa, and chief executive officer of Agility in Saudi Arabia.