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Geodis Wilson appoints new Managing Director for Colombia

Bogota D.C., Colombia April 3, 2013

Geodis Wilson is pleased to announce the appointment of Santiago Jimeno as the new Managing Director of Colombia with immediate effect.

Santiago will have full responsibility for all Geodis Wilson operations in the country and will report directly to John Gallahan, Regional Vice-President – Americas. Santiago is replacing Leif Voelcker who has relocated to India to accept the position of Cluster Managing Director – South Asia.

Commenting on the appointment Gallahan said, “Having worked at a senior level within the freight forwarding sector in South America for many years, Santiago’s abilities and proven past achievements make him an excellent addition to the Geodis Wilson team in the Americas. There is potential in the region particularly for the development of our role in project forwarding and Santiago’s contribution within Geodis Wilson’s Industrial Projects division will be an advantage to our customers.”

Geodis Wilson prides itself on operational excellence and high levels of customer satisfaction.  Jimeno’s leadership and proven track record in past positions has played a significant role in establishing this reputation in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Jimeno himself looks forward to his new role. “My chief aims are on building client loyalty of current and future customer base, ensuring satisfaction and delivering on value with operational preeminence. It requires a determined focus on the needs of the market here in Colombia” he mentions.


About Geodis Wilson and the Geodis Group

Geodis Wilson is a leading global freight management company. With 7.700 employees in more than 50 countries the company delivers tailor-made, integrated logistics solutions to customers enabling them to operate as ‘best in class.’ Geodis Wilson is the freight-forwarding arm of Geodis Group which became part of the French rail and freight group SNCF in 2008. With its 47.600 employees in 120 countries ‘SNCF GEODIS’ ranks among the top 7 companies in its field in the world.

For more information about Geodis Wilson go to – www.geodiswilson.com 

Photo Note:

A high resolution digital image of Santiago Jimeno is available to download from the Press Room at www.isiscomms.com or on request from info@isiscomms.com


For further information, please contact:

Press Contacts:

Michael Zuchold
Communications Director
Geodis Wilson
Tel.: + 49 174 909 8788
  E-Mail: michael.zuchold@hq.geodiswilson.com

Katherine Mosquera
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Geodis Wilson USA
Tel: +1 732 362 0600
E-mail: katherine.mosquera@us.geodiswilson.com

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Email:  info@isiscomms.com 

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