Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) Group President & CEO Ronald D. Widdows announced new senior management appointments to head the Group’s APL Logistics business unit and its South Asia Region organisation.
Jim McAdam has been promoted and assumes the position of President, APL Logistics, the unit of the NOL Group that provides international supply chain capabilities for customers globally. He replaces Brian Lutt who recently left the Group to pursue other opportunities.
McAdam is currently APL’s President South Asia Region and prior to that was President of the Asia/Middle East Region from 2006. From 2004 to 2006 he was NOL’s Senior Vice President, Business Solutions, responsible for developing and implementing supply chain solutions for some of the Group’s largest global customers. He joined NOL in 1999 as Vice President and Managing Director of North Asia, based in Tokyo, Japan. Previously McAdam was Director International Operations for Menlo Logistics. He is currently an Advisory Board member of Singapore-based The Logistics Institute Asia Pacific. McAdam has extensive knowledge of NOL’s Logistics and Liner Shipping business and customer base. His new appointment is effective immediately.
Goh Teik Poh has been selected to replace Mr McAdam as President South Asia Region. He will lead APL’s business and operations across 27 country markets in Southeast Asia, West Asia, the Middle East and Australia.
Goh has been NOL’s Chief Human Resources Officer since January of 2008, responsible for all aspects of human resource management across the Group. Previously, he was APL’s Senior Vice President Global Operations and Network from 2003 to 2008. He has been with the NOL Group for 29 years and has held leadership roles in Operations, Country Management, and Corporate Planning. Goh will transition to his new assignment over the next 30 days and will concurrently hold the Chief Human Resources Officer position until his successor in that role is announced.