Post Date : April 9, 2021
Global supply chain operator GEODIS announced the appointment of its new Regional Air Freight Director in the Asia Pacific region.
Yigit Saricinar has been promoted to Regional Air Freight Director, Asia Pacific (APAC). He will join GEODIS’ regional Management Board, reporting to Onno Boots, GEODIS’ Regional President and CEO, APAC.
Previously Sub-Regional Air Freight Director, ASEAN, Yigit has 15 years experience in the air freight industry and has been a valued member of the ASEAN management team at GEODIS over the last 3 years. During this time he has built a strong foundation for air freight in key ASEAN countries and will now expand his responsibilities to manage an ambitious air freight strategy within the regional as a whole.
Commenting on the appointment, Onno Boots said “The Head of Air Freight for APAC has a key role
to play in the development of GEODIS’ services in the region. We have ambitious goals. We will continue
to be a valued growth partner to our customers, and assurance of delivering reliable and differentiated
airfreight solutions to our customers is crucial. As we expand on our scheduled services, such as
AirDirect Mexico which connects Greater China to Mexico twice weekly, Yigit’s leadership will be pivotal.”
“While some passenger airlines have resumed operations, the current situation in the air freight market
remains volatile,” Yigit comments.
“The air freight team in APAC is well positioned to not only navigate~Onno Boots, Regional President and CEO, APAC, GEODIS
the continued turbulence of the air cargo market in 2021, but to also thrive in both these conditions and
in the years to come. We will continue to invest in our Own Controlled Network and fixed capacity.”
GEODIS is a leading global supply chain operator recognised for its commitment to helping clients overcome
their logistical constraints. GEODIS’ growth-focused offerings (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding,
Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and Road Transport) coupled with the company’s direct presence in 67 countries, and a global network spanning 120 countries, translates in top business
In 2020, GEODIS accounted for over 41,000 employees globally and generated €8.3 billion in sales.