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New appointments in Malaysia and Thailand

14 May 2013
 |  Announcements, Business

Wallem has appointed new leadership in Malaysia and Thailand, where the Group has appointed a new CEO and Regional Logistics Manager respectively.

Afifuddin Shafiee, who is now the CEO of the Malaysia office, has been working in the supply chain management business for more than 20 years. For the last four years, he held the role of CEO for two companies and served as Country General Manager for a U.S.-based logistics company in Malaysia. In this role, he negotiated and secured multi-million dollar contracts with large multinational companies and Government Link Companies. He replaces Mr Khoo who is retiring; we thank him for his leadership over many years and wish him all the best in the future.

Johan Vermeiren has recently been appointment in a newly created role of Regional Logistics Manager. Before joining the Group he led regional and country logistics organisations most notably for GAC in Thailand. He joined Wallem Ship Agencies on May 1, where he brings more than 20 years of experience in forwarding and logistics. He is based in Bangkok, Thailand.

“Afifuddin Shafiee and Johan Vermeiren’s strong experience and leadership in the maritime industry further strengthens Wallem’s ranks and positions us well for continued success as the most diversified maritime solutions provider in the industry,” said Group Managing Director Simon Doughty.