Geodis Wilson Appoints New Managing Director

Press Release
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
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Geodis Wilson appointmented Santiago Jimeno as the new Managing Director of Colombia with immediate effect. 


Santiago will have full responsibility for all Geodis Wilson operations in the country and will report directly to John Gallahan, Regional Vice-President – Americas. Santiago is replacing Leif Voelcker who has relocated to India to accept the position of Cluster Managing Director – South Asia.

Commenting on the appointment Gallahan said, “Having worked at a senior level within the freight forwarding sector in South America for many years, Santiago’s abilities and proven past achievements make him an excellent addition to the Geodis Wilson team in the Americas. There is potential in the region particularly for the development of our role in project forwarding and Santiago’s contribution within Geodis Wilson’s Industrial Projects division will be an advantage to our customers.”

Geodis Wilson prides itself on operational excellence and high levels of customer satisfaction.  Jimeno’s leadership and proven track record in past positions has played a significant role in establishing this reputation in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Jimeno himself looks forward to his new role. “My chief aims are on building client loyalty of current and future customer base, ensuring satisfaction and delivering on value with operational preeminence. It requires a determined focus on the needs of the market here in Colombia” he mentions.


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