Essa Al-Saleh, ceo of Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) business unit, will step down on May 1, 2020. He will be succeeded by Chris Price.
Al-Saleh, who spent 13 years in the role and 22 years with Agility, leaves the company to pursue personal interests, but will continue to offer advisory support.
Price currently heads Agility’s Asia Pacific logistics business and has been with the company for 36 years. Before becoming regional ceo for Asia, Price served in multiple leadership roles, including ceo Netherlands, ceo for the UK and Ireland, and ceo for Northern Europe, which included the Nordic countries.
Soren Poulsen, currently head of Agility GIL North Asia, will succeed Price as regional ceo for Asia-Pacific. Poulsen joined Agility in 2014 as ceo Greater China, and later assumed the role of area ceo for North Asia which includes Japan, Korea and Taiwan.