After a brilliant career at Bolloré Logistics in Asia, Yves Laforgue takes over management of the Americas region.
Bolloré Logistics announces the appointment of Yves Laforgue as CEO of the Americas region. Having previously served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) Asia-Pacific, he succeeded Tony Rodrigues on January 1, 2020. “Yves Laforgue has in-depth expertise in the logistics business. Throughout his professional career, he has been able to demonstrate his leadership and his innovative approach to the company’s business. These major qualities will allow him to implement his development strategy for the Americas,” explains Thierry Ehrenbogen, CEO Bolloré Logistics.
Since joining the Bolloré Group in 1996, Yves Laforgue has spent most of his career in Asia. He most recently held the positions of Managing Director in Singapore (2008-2012) and Managing Director of the Southeast Asia region (2012-2016) before being appointed COO Asia-Pacific.
“I am honored to have been given the responsibility for our activities in the Americas region and to have the chance to work with our talented staff on this continent. The growth and development potential of Bolloré Logistics in the United States, Canada and Latin America is significant. Thanks to the very good performance in 2019, Bolloré Logistics Americas has good leverage to continue providing the best service. We will continue our efforts by focusing on operational excellence based on the know-how of our employees, the company's main strength.” comments Yves Laforgue.
About Bolloré Logistics
Present on the American continent for more than 50 years, Bolloré Logistics has developed expertise in different key sectors: aerospace, energy, luxury goods, consumer goods and cosmetics. With over 1,000 people across 8 countries (Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, the United States, and Uruguay), Bolloré Logistics Americas continues to invest in new strategic projects. In 2018, the company inaugurated a new 200,000 sqf.ft. multimodal hub in Miami to meet the needs of its different customers. Bolloré Logistics is a global player in the supply chain, one of the top 10 transport and logistics groups in the world, with an integrated network of 609 branches in 107 countries. Bolloré Logistics is a brand of Bolloré Transport & Logistics.
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