Bolloré Transport & Logistics appoints Ahmat Abdelkerim as managing director for Horn of Africa cluster

EAST AFRICA – Ahmat Abdelkerim has been appointed as the Managing Director of the Bolloré Transport & Logistics Horn of Africa cluster and will be responsible for managing the business activities in three countries: Djibouti, Ethiopia and Eritrea.

His appointment took effect from July 1, 2021.

Ahmat has taken over from Patrick Gerenthon, who has moved on to perform other duties within Bolloré Transport & Logistics.

Ahmat Abdelkerim, originally from Chad, graduated from Sup’Management Graduate School in Morocco and has a Master’s degree in Development Management and Politics from Sciences Po Paris.

He had occupied several managerial roles during his 20 years career at Bolloré Transport & Logistics before being promoted to Managing Director of Bolloré Transport & Logistics Chad in 2016.

As part of his new duties, Ahmat Abdelkerim will supervise the development of the company’s logistics activities in the countries of the division and will contribute to reinforcing our presence in East Africa.

His knowledge in operations will allow him to develop innovative and flexible solutions adapted to the needs of local and international customers.

It is a great honor for me to join the teams of the Horn of Africa region and to contribute, with the support of employees, to the success of Bolloré Transport & Logistics. Together, we will continue to develop the company’s activities in East Africa and to offer our clients competitive solutions based on our know-how and our knowledge of the markets,” stated Ahmat Abdelkerim.

Present in 107 countries, Bolloré Transport & Logistics is a major player in international transport and logistics with 36,500 employees in 107 countries.

A Major international supply chain operator, the company designs and deploys tailored solutions with a strong added value.

Established in the main port and airport hubs, Bolloré Transport & Logistics offers its clients a local service, perfect knowledge of the markets and skilled end-to-end operations.

In Africa, the company invests about €300 million each year to innovate and develop port and railroad infrastructures, regional logistics hubs and warehouses with high added value.

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