Kerry Logistics_Marc Porta

Kerry Logistics has appointed Marc Porta (pictured above) as managing director of its subsidiaries in Spain and Portugal.

Based in Barcelona, Mr Porta will be responsible for driving the business development strategy in the two countries, “focusing on integrated and end-to-end supply chain solutions”.

Mathieu Biron, managing director of global freight forwarding at Kerry, said: “Marc is an experienced logistics professional and it is fundamental to our business strategy that we have such a forward-thinking leader for our proven teams in Spain and Portugal to continuously grow our international freight forwarding business and further enhance the service portfolio for our customers.”

Mr Porta’s CV boasts 25 years’ experience in the transport and logistics industry and he was most recently managing director at Transcoma Global Logistics Worldwide.

Kerry operates in five locations, Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante, Valencia and Porto, and its key verticals are the fashion and lifestyle sector, as well the hi-tech and FMCG sectors.

Mr Porta added: “I look forward to working with such experienced teams, leveraged by a strong global network. We will strive to create additional benefits for our customers by providing them with a wider product portfolio.”

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