Damco Names New Regional CEO for Latin America

The Hague, Netherlands—Aug. 27, 2013—Damco has named Samuel Israel Regional CEO for the Latin America Region.

With more than 30 years of experience in the logistics industry, Israel has occupied a number of high profile positions in the region, including Country Manager for Mexico at Danzas and 12 years as CEO for DHL Global Forwarding Latin America.

Prior to Latin America, Israel, a French national, held various commercial and operational roles in France, including Operations Manager for Danzas and Ocean Freight Director for Panalpina before making the move to Latin America in 1999.

Damco CEO Rolf Habben-Jansen said, “Latin America offers great potential for our supply chain management expertise. We have ambitious plans on developing Damco throughout the region, notably in Brazil and Mexico, as well as in the Andean region. Samuel’s considerable experience and local knowledge will enable us to capitalize on the significant opportunities in Latin America.”

For more information, visit www.damco.com.

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