Global freight manager gets new COO

Global freight management firm Geodis Wilson named Eric Martin-Neuville as chief operating officer and a board member.

Martin-Neuville will be assuming COO responsibilities from Fernando Gea who is retiring. Martin-Neuville joined the Geodis Group in 1985 and has held the position of managing director, Geodis Wilson France, for many years, and spent considerable time working for the company in Asia-Pacific. Prior to becoming deputy COO in July 2011, Martin-Neuville worked as a consultant on the implementation of Geodis Wilson’s new transportation management system known as NextGen.

"Combining the NextGen implementation with a continuous enhancement of our logistics services will enable us to meet our global growth objectives," Martin-Neuville said. "Taking this position at a time when operational excellence is a key component of Geodis Wilson’s strategic plan is thrilling."

Geodis Wilson is recognized as a leading global freight management company with 7,400 employees in more than 50 countries. Geodis Wilson is the freight forwarding arm of Geodis Group which became part of the French rail and freight group SNCF Geodis in 2008.


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