Chief Executive Officer and Vice-Chairman of Agility, a global logistics company. Spearheaded the growth of Agility to a $5.1 billion company, with 26,000 employees in more than 100 countries. Agility is one of the world’s top freight forwarding and contract logistics providers and a leader and investor in technology to enhance supply chain efficiency. Agility is also a pioneer in emerging markets and is one of the largest private owners of logistics parks across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Bachelor’s in Economics from Williams College. Member of the Board of Trustees for Kuwait’s Silk City and Boubyan Island Development Project. Active supporter of the World Economic Forum; Governor of the World Economic Forum’s Supply Chain and Transport Industry Community; Member of the Board of Stewards of the World Economic Forum’s Platform for Shaping the Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Production. Trustee for the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation.
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