Paul Reeves, ABP Head of Commercial, Southampton

Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed Paul Reeves (pictured above) as ABP’s new head of commercial for the Southampton region.

Mr Reeves is currently vice president of sales for the UK & Ireland at Wallenius Wilhelmsen (WW), and will take up his new role in August.

He has worked for more than 21 years at the ro-ro carrier, and has been responsible for all commercial activity including corporate and key accounts and operational delivery for Automotive, Bulk Project Cargo and High and Heavy business streams.

Alastair Welch, ABP’s regional director for Southampton, said: “As we start to emerge from Covid restrictions, this is a period of opportunity for ABP and the Southampton region.

“We have cruises restarting, the recent Freeport announcement and ambitious growth plans.

“ABP is very well placed to support the local and national economy by continuing to develop strong relationships with both our existing and new potential customers. We are delighted that Paul has chosen to join ABP and lead this part of our growth strategy,” he added.

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