International provider of air, sea and road freight services, DHL Global Forwarding has appointed Christelle Fadel to lead its business in Morocco.
Christelle has been with DHL since 2014 and brings with her close to two decades of experience in supply chain and freight forwarding in Germany, France and Morocco.
She was most recently Head of Product and Customer Service for DHL Global Forwarding in Morocco. Christelle holds a degree specializing in International and Wholesale Trade from the Cologne Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) in Germany.
Christelle, said, “This is an exciting time for the businesses as Morocco grows in significance as the gateway for Europe and Africa. The economic outlook for North Africa is extremely positive with a projected average growth of 5% for 2018 and 4.6% for 2019 and we are ready to take the lead in developing customized logistics solutions to further enhance trade links between Morocco and the global markets. With the support of the committed and top-class expertise, and our deep understanding of the market, I’m confident that we will deliver a world-class forwarding service for Moroccan businesses in all industries.”
The company has also appointed Rob Kennaugh as the Country Manager for Bahrain and Fadi Bastoni to oversee the business in Kuwait.
“The wealth of experience that Christelle, Rob and Fadi have amassed throughout the years in the logistics industry strengthens our existing business in the respective countries, helping us to fully capitalize on key sectors,” said Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Middle East and Africa. “We have high hopes for growth within our region: The Middle East is projected to grow by 3.7 per cent this year while a similar upward trend is predicted for Africa. With these three leaders taking the helm, their respective countries will benefit from their deep local and regional logistics expertise, as well as individual visions to improve business results.”