Globe Express Services appoints new CCO

Globe Express Services appoints new CCO

Jul 13, 2015

Globe Express Services has announced the appointment of Poonam Datta as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). The industry expert will be responsible for developing the company’s global commercial strategy and building a strong team to further expand its presence in the international market. An accomplished and experienced business leader, Datta is a thorough professional with an ability to build synergies across platforms and organizations to deliver consistent growth for all stakeholders. 

Datta boasts of an excellent career, spanning 25 years of professional growth and learning. Prior to joining GES, she was the CCO of a regional port and logistics service provider. Datta was also the Founder and CEO of International Management Consultants, a leading Dubai-based full-service management consultancy, training and executive search firm. In the past, she has worked with Maersk Group, where she successfully grew through the ranks to become one of the Group’s youngest Managing Directors. Responsible for the Group’s Middle East offices, Datta led Maersk Line, Safmarine and Maersk Logistics to unprecedented growth and results in their respective countries. 

Mustapha Kawam, President and CEO – Globe Express Services, said: “Datta has played a significant role in developing the region’s logistics sector. We are confident that she is perfect to lead GES to its fullest potential and the company will greatly benefit from her rich professional experience and expertise in guiding it to better growth and overwhelming success. We welcome her on board by extending all our support to her as she takes on her new responsibilities and look forward to working with her.”

Datta has a proven track record in human resource development, relationship building, and delivering record-setting performances, assisting organizations and individuals to realize their potential and self-actualization goals. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Post Graduate Certifications in Business Management from the Indian Institute of Management, India and the International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne in Switzerland. 

Commenting on her new role, Datta said: “I am excited to be part of the GES team servicing a highly successful and growing company. It presents me with a fantastic opportunity to utilize my experience and expertise to take it to greater levels of success. As one of the world’s well-known providers of supply chain solutions, GES has established a reputation for delivering excellent service and value to its customers. I will work with my team to drive more growth within our existing market while looking to expand in fresh territories.”

About Globe Express Services®

Globe Express Services® offers a robust, well-rounded suite of logistics services to companies doing business in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, Latin America and around the world. Since 1974, we have enabled our clients’ supply chain success through ocean & air freight forwarding, overland transport, Customs brokerage & compliance consulting, cargo consolidation, warehousing & distribution, specialty cargo handling, and project logistics. Our state-of-the-art technology platform provides outstanding visibility, flexibility and customization potential, while our highly trained personnel share a commitment to providing the ultimate customer service. For more information, please visit