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SEKO Logistics has appointed Craig Grossgart and Lisa Johnstone (pictured above) to its global ocean product leadership team.
Mr Grossgart is the new senior vice president of global ocean product, based in Houston, and reports to US CCO Terry Unrein,
He has over 20 years of experience in logistics in a variety of senior roles worldwide, including as CEO of Asia Container Terminal in Hong Kong; VP subcontinent and VP emerging markets at DHL and VP Americas ocean at Ceva Logistics. Most recently, he spent four years as VP of key NVOs at APL.
Ms Johnstone becomes director of ocean product, reporting to Mr Grossgart. She also has over 20 years of supply chain management experience and joins SEKO from DHL Global Forwarding, where she was regional ocean director – central.
“Craig and Lisa are well-known and highly respected ocean market specialists and will play key roles in the next stage of our global ocean strategy as we deal with the current challenges in the market and help our clients manage and leverage the changes and opportunities which will emerge as the industry returns to some degree of normality in the year ahead,” said Mr Unrein.
Mr Grossgart added: “I’ve been an admirer of SEKO for some time in the way its people think outside the box and quickly pivot to address trends in the market. With worldwide container port throughput forecast to grow by nearly 6% this year, in line with global GDP, I’m excited to be joining SEKO at such an interesting time for the company and its clients.”