Release Date: 19 August 2010
Release ID: 4865
Serge Tripet has been appointed Global Head of Sea-Air Product in a newly created role at Damco’s Airfreight department. Serge assumed his new duties on June 1st, 2010 and is based in Copenhagen.
Serge Tripet, brings extensive experience in many areas of sales and marketing and of the air transport and logistics sector to his new function. He is 45 years old, Swiss national and is fluent in French, German and English. He has held various management positions with Swissair and SWISS, Swissport and most recently as Director Cargo for Gulf Air. In his various functions, he has been based in China, Singapore, Switzerland and Bahrain.
“I am happy to be part of Damco which I see has a proactive and innovative organisation. I think the Damco airfreight business has tremendous potential and I am proud of being able to contribute to Damco's growth strategy in airfreight” Serge says. His primary responsibility is to further strengthen Damco’s Sea-Air product and his direct experience with field management, air cargo logistic and Sea-Air uplift especially of the Asia Pacific, European and Middle Eastern area makes him well positioned to ensure a focused development and continuous expansion of Damco’s airfreight services.
Damco is the combined brand of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group's logistics activities. Damco offers a broad range of supply chain management and freight forwarding services to customers all over the world, and has 10,500 employees in over 280 owned offices across 90 countries with representation in 120 countries in Africa, Asia, Australia, North America, Europe, Middle East, and Latin America.
In 2009, the company had a net turnover of over USD 2.0 billion, managed more than 2.3 million TEU of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes and air freighted more than 60,000 tonnes. Damco is an independent business activity within the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group.
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