Damco Appoints Managing Director for Thailand and Malaysia Clusterby Press Release on 2011-12-15 00:31:06
Damco, one of the world’s leading third-party logistics providers, has appointed Kiattichai Pitpreecha as Managing Director for its Thailand and Malaysia Cluster. Pitpreecha had a 12-year career in the AP Moller-Maersk Group, most recently serving as Managing Director for Damco Thailand.
“Kiattichai has played a key role in our business development in Thailand and the region,” said Tony Hotine, CEO of Damco Asia Pacific. “I have full confidence that he will lead the Thailand/Malaysia cluster to new heights.”
Before the integration of Maersk Logistics and Damco in September 2009, Pitpreecha held the roles of general manager, senior general manager, country manager and regional supply chain development manager at Maersk Logistics from 2000 to 2009.
Pitpreecha’s valuable experience puts him in a strong position to offer both existing and new customers superior logistics and supply chain opportunities. He will drive the development of integrated supply chain solutions in Thailand and Malaysia, while developing new business spanning both countries.
“We are in a unique position to tap into the synergies between the two countries and deliver on our high growth aspirations,” said Pitpreecha. “Offering differentiation with our supply chain solutions and service delivery through superior organisation will be at the core of our focus.”
Damco is one of the world’s leading third party logistics providers specialising in customised freight forwarding and supply chain solutions, offering a broad range of services to customers all over the world. The company has 10,500 employees in over 280 offices across 90 countries and representation in 120 countries in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Middle East, and Latin America. In 2010, the company had a net turnover of over USD 2.7 billion, managed more than 2.4 million TEU of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes and air freighted more than 75,000 tons. Damco is an independent business unit within the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group.