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Geodis Wilson strrives to grow its footprint in the US and announces Greco as Managing Director

By: | at 08:00 PM | Transport Intermediaries  

The appointment of Michael Greco as Managing Director marks significant development for the global freight forwarding division of the Geodis Group in the US market. Greco is taking over a business that aims to grow 50% in net sales in the coming five years.

“With the appointment of Michael Greco, we have added a talented and energetic leader to our already strong and capable US team.” commented John Gallahan, Regional Vice-President – Americas. “Michael brings a skill-set oriented towards building and motivating effective teams, which will be vital to us over the coming months as we implement our growth strategy in the US.”

Geodis Wilson operates 15 offices with 403 employees in all major logistics hubs of the US. With the appointment of Michael Greco the company will put focus on trade lane growth in the emerging markets of Brazil, China and India accompanied by their traditional stronghold in mainland Europe and Asia Pacific. Sales and operational teams will be strengthened to support their client’s supply chain performance particularly in the Oil & Gas segment, Cruise logistics, the Fashion & Lifestyle and FMCG industry, as well as the Hi-tech and Automotive markets.

“I am honored to join the Geodis Wilson family. I relish the challenge presented by the organization at this time to significantly augment its presence in the US freight management sector”, says Michael Greco. “Geodis Wilson has a talented and enthusiastic team ready to join me in fulfilling our growth promise and I’m energized by their passion and determination to succeed together with our clients.” Greco joins Geodis Wilson with over 17 years of experience within the international freight forwarding and logistics industry, most recently as Business Unit Manager and Vice President for Panalpina, New York.