Aramex picks veteran as Saudi chief
Riyadh, March 30, 2008
Aramex, one of the world’s leading transportation solutions providers, has recently appointed a seasoned Aramex veteran to drive its rapid growth in the Kingdom.
With over 40 offices, 800 employees and three major logistics hubs in Riyadh, Dammam, and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia remains a strategically important market for Aramex, and a thriving commercial centre in the region.
Aramex plans on leveraging the expertise of new country manager Mohammed Alkhas to ensure continued operational excellence, and pave the way for its aggressive future plans.
Riyadh-based leader Alkhas has worked with Aramex for more than 10 years, beginning his career in sales and later transitioning to significant management posts in Jordan, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.
Commenting on the appointment, Hussein Hachem, CEO of Aramex GCC said: “Saudi Arabia is already the region’s biggest market for all industries, and we believe it will continue to grow significantly over the next several years.”
“To best manage this growth, Aramex is doing everything possible to put in place the best talent, which is why we are so delighted to welcome Mohammed Alkhas to our team in Saudi," he added.
"His in-depth regional experience will be invaluable as we look to grow on our success in the Kingdom,” said Alkhas.
“My job is to ensure that this dynamic growth curve is managed properly, so that all existing and new Aramex customers continue to experience the product and service that has made us a household brand name for the last 26 years,” he noted.
The company plans to open as many as 30 new offices across the Kingdom, a state-of-the-art trucking terminal in Dammam which is already in its final stages, and a 30,000 square metre warehouse in Jeddah to cater to its growing 3PL business.-TradeArabia News Service