Bolloré Logistics strenghtens its healthcare organisation with the appointment of a new global director and senior regional head
25 March 2021
Bolloré Logistics, a major international supply chain operator already working with 14 of the top 20 Life Sciences companies, is furthering the expansion of its Healthcare & Life Sciences operations with the appointment of Robert Donnell as Global Director, Healthcare.
Robert Donnell is a renowned expert with in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry, with over 20 years of experience in the sector. Based in the UK, he will report directly to Eric Sanchez, Senior VP Global Development.
Robert Donnell started his career at Procter & Gamble and AstraZeneca before moving to Supply Chain service providers working with pharma and biotech companies to design and implement innovative global supply chain solutions. In his new position at Bolloré Logistics, Robert will be responsible for leading the company’s global development in the healthcare sector, establishing both its strategy and action plan and managing a team of regional Healthcare & Life Sciences leads to deliver the business.
Robert Donnell, Global Director Healthcare
Bolloré Logistics has a broad range of services for the healthcare sector, in compliance with Good Distribution Practices and with strong expertise in international controlled-temperature transport and dedicated platform logistics. I am proud to be joining a high-performance team to contribute my experience, take up today’s key challenges and propose innovative and effective solutions
The appointment of Robert follows that of Jill Cross as Senior Regional Head of Pharma Healthcare for the Americas region a few weeks earlier. With more than 15 years’ experience in logistics and having spent the last five years in the healthcare logistics industry, Jill Cross has an extensive track record in the sector. Her previous positions include Global Accounts Director for Pharma and Consumer accounts at Kuehne + Nagel and Trade Lane Manager USA/UK at DB Schenker. Jill is based in New Jersey, USA, reporting to Marc Sawaya, VP Sales at Bolloré Logistics America.
Jill Cross, Senior Regional Head of Pharma Healthcare for the Americas region
I am thrilled to join Bolloré Logistics and to be part of the talented team in the Americas region with the aim of contributing to the company’s continued growth in the healthcare market. Our knowledge of customer requirements is vital to maintaining a true partnership aligned on continuous improvement and solutions. I look forward to working with everyone on the pursuit of excellence
The arrival of Robert Donnell and Jill Cross at the company will consolidate the structure of Bolloré Logistics’ Healthcare teams on the five continents and supplement the coverage of the teams already established in Europe under the management of Brice Bellin, Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences, Europe, at Bolloré Logistics, as well as those in Asia-Pacific and Middle East/South East Asia.
About Bolloré Logistics
Bolloré Logistics is a major international supply chain operator and ranks among the world’s top ten transport and logistics groups with an integrated network of 600 agencies in 109 countries. Placing customers at the heart of its strategy, Bolloré Logistics is committed to designing innovative, robust and agile solutions. Through the reliable management of the entire supply chain, the company has developed a high level of resilience enabling it to control risks by securing transport plans through alternative options and to lead a continuous improvement policy over the long term while acting as an ethical and responsible player.
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