Mustapha Kawam sets top three immediate priorities to sustain company’s global success

9th June 2015

Logistics BusinessMustapha Kawam sets top three immediate priorities to sustain company’s global success

Board of Directors of Globe Express Services has recently appointed Mustapha Kawam as President and CEO of Globe Express Services. Kawam joined Globe Express Services in 1995 and has held a wide range of leadership positions in the company. Since 2009, he has served as Managing Director – Gulf States at Globe Express Services.

Kawam takes the helm of Globe Express Services after working for the company for 20 years. Following his appointment, he has set his top three immediate agendas aimed at maximizing industry opportunities and sustaining GES’ global success. The top most priority is to raise employee engagement as according to him, without a talented, engaged and properly motivated workforce, achieving progress against any of the challenges is impossible. He also believes, promoting a culture of integrity and trustworthiness throughout the organization is one fundamental imperative.

Under his leadership, he will also continue the company’s relentless efforts to achieve higher levels of customer satisfaction and service. Additionally, Kawam will lead in steadily building and expanding GES’ business to create new opportunities and establish a positive work environment for all employees.

Commenting on this, Kawam said, “I wish to express my gratitude to the board of directors and Globe Express Services family for entrusting me with this tremendously challenging and exciting opportunity assuring that I will take the responsibilities of being the President and CEO of Globe Express Services very seriously. It’s been a privilege to work for the Group for over 20 years and I am confident that we can together achieve success and take the company to the next level.”

Safi Kalo, Chairman, Globe Express Services, said: “Mustapha has been an asset to the company, contributing to its growth and excellence in his previous roles for the last 2 decades. We believe that he is a perfect leader to guide GES through his excellent leadership skills, astute business acumen and deep industry knowledge. We are confident that he will further strengthen the company’s position to the next level. We extend our support and best wishes to Mustapha in his new position.”

Globe Express Services offers a robust, well-rounded suite of logistics services to companies doing business in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, Latin America, and the rest of the world. Since 1974, it has been providing its clients quality services such as ocean and air freight forwarding, overland transport, Customs brokerage and compliance consulting, cargo consolidation, warehousing and distribution, specialty cargo handling, and project logistics.