Geodis Wilson appoints Competence Head for Industrial Projects division in Asia
Freight Management specialist, Geodis Wilson has announced the appointment of Igor Muñiz as Competence Head for Industrial Projects (IP) in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. This strategically important role will significantly enhance Geodis Wilson’s IP team in the region, where market growth is marked, and strengthen the Company’s offering of tailored logistics services.
Igor Muñiz will be based in Singapore from where he will spearhead Geodis Wilson’s IP freight management and logistics operations in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
He has more than 15 years of experience in the industry and joined the Geodis Group in 2008 as Industrial Projects Director for Spain and Portugal. Based on his thorough expertise in European and Latin American markets, Muñiz has driven business development for Geodis Wilson in the region, leading a range of successful projects in key strategic segments such as oil & gas, power, mining, rail and renewable energy.
Geodis Wilson is internationally known for its strong footprint in the Industrial Projects business, particularly in the oil & gas markets. Recently the company signed a €34 million contract with Canadian based Caracal Energy Inc., which has a leading international role in the exploration and development of oil and gas fields
Commenting on his appointment, Muñizsaid: “This move does not only enable me to expand my professional horizons, but also to contribute to the further growth of one of Geodis Wilson’s strategic business areas.”
A logistics provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of SNCF Group, Geodis is a European company with a worldwide scope, ranking number four in its field in Europe. The Group's ability to break through the constraints of logistics and to coordinate all or part of the logistics chain (air and sea freight forwarding, groupage, express, contract logistics, transport of part and full truck loads, reverse logistics, supply chain coordination and optimisation) enables it to be its customers' growth partner and provide them with solutions tailored to optimising their material and information flows. Across a presence in 66 countries, the Group's 32,100 employees aim at continuously improving their own and their clients' performance. Geodis reported revenues of €7.1 billion in 2012.
Geodis Wilson is the freight forwarding division of Geodis Group. Its core business is tailor-made airfreight and ocean freight solutions with a dedicated industry focus. In combination with value-added services and information services Geodis Wilson provides transport and logistics services on a global scale and helps its clients to enhance their business development worldwide.