Kerry Logistics names new MD freight forwarding and global air executive director

Kerry Logistics names new MD freight forwarding and global air executive director

Kerry Logistics has appointed Mathieu Renard Biron as its managing director of global freight forwarding and Patrick Cheah as executive director of global air.

It described the appointments as a “strategic move to push forward Kerry Logistics’ global international freight forwarding development strategy and further drive service enhancement across all industry sectors”.

Mr Biron will be based in Hong Kong and Bangkok, responsible for the strategic development and management of Kerry’s forwarding division. He has over 25 years’ international freight experience, especially in Asia, and has held significant roles in several logistics, freight forwarding, and manufacturing corporations since 1991. His previous role was Geodis Group’s regional vice president for Asia Pacific.

Mr Cheah joins Kerry Logistics from UTi where he was head of air freight for Asia. He is based in Singapore and will lead the group’s global air freight business and the development of its air products, tradelanes and service capabilities.

William Ma, Kerry Logistics group managing director, said: “We are delighted to welcome Mathieu and Patrick to our team. Their wealth of experience and proven track record will be a great asset to the group.

“Kerry Logistics’ IFF business has become our growth engine in recent years, and we are eager to build on its growth momentum and maximise synergies within our global network. We look forward to making the best out of our enhanced freight capabilities under their leadership.”

Kerry Logistics is Asia’s premier logistics service provider. We offer end-to-end supply chain solutions for multinational corporations and international brands – from sourcing and manufacturing, to selling across the globe.

With head offices in Hong Kong, we employ a far-reaching global network that stretches across six continents, and includes the largest distribution network and hub operations in the Greater China and ASEAN region.

Kerry Logistics’ core business encompasses integrated logistics, international freight forwarding, express and supply chain solutions.

We are the logistics partner of choice for many “Top 100” brands across a wide spectrum of industries – including fashion & lifestyle, electronics & technology, food & beverage, wine, FMCG, industrial & material science, automotive, and pharmaceutical & healthcare.

Our expertise covers all categories of merchandise, non-merchandise, Point-of-Sale Materials (POSM), and more.