February 7 - Agility has appointed Grant Wattman as president & CEO of its Project Logistics business.
Wattman (pictured below) has previously worked at CH2M Hill, Panalpina, ABB Lummus Global, GeoLogisticsand Fritz Companies. He brings 40 years' experience in leadership roles for government and commercial entities on innumerable large projects in infrastructure, logistics, power, energy, petrochemical, mining, oil and gas upstream, midstream and downstream.
"Agility is strengthening and developing its Project Logistics business, and Grant will play a major leadership role in this effort," says Essa Al-Saleh, Agility's president and chief executive officer, global integrated logistics. "He will be responsible for developing our renewed strategy, aligning our projects network to this strategy, driving our projects pipeline, ensuring our organisation meets the highest operating standards and will also serve on the GIL management board."
Wattman is chairman of the Exporters Competitive Maritime Council, serves on the board of The Logistics Institute and remains active in several other professional organisations, including the Railway Industrial Clearance Association and Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association.
Agility Project Logistics provides complete services for large-scale, heavy-lift projects regardless of challenging geography, or complexity of the lift. The company says it is one of the top five project and heavy-lift providers in the world.