FM Logistic appoints new Country Managing Director for BrazilBrazil
14 January 2019 - The French logistics and transport services provider FM Logistic has appointed Ronaldo Fernandes da Silva as its new country managing director for Brazil.
A Brazilian national, Ronaldo Fernandes da Silva brings more than 20 years’ experience in the international and domestic logistics and transport industries, most recently as managing director for contract logistics at Geodis in Brazil and Chile (2013-18).
Before that, he was operations director at both large (AGV Logística) and smaller (Golden Cargo) Brazilian logistics providers (2009-13). From 2000 through to 2009, Ronaldo Fernandes da Silva held business development management roles at DHL Supply Chain, where he successfully negotiated contracts with blue-chip companies in the automotive, technology, consumer, retail and healthcare sectors. Ronaldo was trained in the U.S. and started his career as an industrial engineer at the aluminium firm Alcoa.
“Ronaldo brings a combination of operational expertise, commercial acumen, strategic thinking and people management skills. He will be instrumental in consolidating FM Logistic’s growth in the exciting yet challenging Brazilian logistics market,” said FM Logistic’s CEO Jean-Christophe Machet.
FM Logistic has been active in Brazil since 2013. It operates five logistics platforms and employs close to 1,000 people in the country. The company offers warehouse and co-packing services to a range of national and international companies in the retail, food, consumer goods and perfume/cosmetics industry sectors. _______________________________________________________________________________________
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About FM Logistic
Founded in France in 1967, FM Logistic is a family-owned independent logistics company with revenues of €1.2 billion in FY2017-18, two-thirds of which made outside of France. It is active in 14 countries across Europe, Asia and Latin America (Brazil) and employs more than 26,000 people.
FM Logistic invests in innovation to offer logistics, transport and co-packing solutions that answer changing consumer demands, the rise of e-commerce and omni-channel distribution. It serves a balanced portfolio of international and local companies in the FMCG, retail, perfume & cosmetics, industrial manufacturing and healthcare industries.
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