Geodis is pleased to announce the appointment of Raziel Baker as the new Vice President, US Sales for the Freight Forwarding Line of Business of Geodis in US. Based in Los Angeles, California, she will lead the business development for both new and existing clients.
Raziel has more than 20 years of commercial and operational management experience in the logistics industry, most recently as Vice President, Business Support and Solutions, Americas, for Geodis. She joined Geodis in 2016 in connection with the acquisition of former OHL, where she had served as vice president in various functions for six years. As Vice President Business Support and Solutions, Americas, she helped manage the integration and merger process for Geodis. Prior to OHL, she held various management and executive positions at leading transport and logistics companies.
Patrick Moebel, regional Vice President for Geodis Americas, said: “Raziel’s wealth of experience in the logistics market is an important asset for us as we continue to expand the scope and reach of our service offering to US customers. Her operational expertise and ability to lead diverse teams positions her well to execute our growth strategy.”
In her new role, Raziel will assume responsibility for business development, pricing and solutions, sales support, and US performance management and reporting. In addition, she will be in charge of the total US business development budget, including key account management, CSA [Customer Service Account] and strategic sales reporting to other sales leaders in the US organization. Based out of Los Angeles, CA, Raziel reports to the US Headquarters and competency center in Philadelphia, PA.
Raziel holds a double major undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management and Hospitality Management and completed a Master in Business Administration with a focus on International Logistics and Marketing. She also has a Global Logistics Specialist Professional Certification.