Nicolas Saignat, new Vice President Airfreight, of Bolloré Logistics Americas
20 December 2022
Bolloré Logistics announces the appointment of Nicolas Saignat as Vice-President Airfreight, Americas.
In this new role, Nicolas will oversee the development of air freight products, competitive procurement and the digitalization of solutions. He will work together with the sales and solutions teams to offer the company's customers a reliable and sustainable transport offer. Nicolas is based in Calgary, Canada and will report directly to Alexandre Yamada, Vice-President Solutions of Bolloré Logistics Americas.
VP Solutions Americas
I am certain that Nicolas will strengthen our product offering for air freight on the American continent. His perspective from the service provider side combined with his in-depth knowledge of the airline industry, gives him a definite advantage. He will thus be able to offer solutions tailored to the specific needs of our customers for air freight in the Americas region
Holder of a master's degree in Engineering and Management from the Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, Nicolas has worked in the air transport industry for more than 20 years. His professional career has led him to work in Europe, Asia and North America. Before joining Bolloré Logistics, he was the Head of Commercial, Cargo at WestJet, the second largest airline in Canada. Before that, he was Vice President for Air France KLM in the USA, managing the trans-Atlantic joint venture jointly with Delta Airlines.
I am thrilled to join the Bolloré Logistics Americas team and to contribute to the development of our airfreight product. The significant CSR dimension in the company is a real asset for our customers. I look forward to working with our airline partners and our teams around solutions and products that are in line with our customers’ needs and our sustainability objectives.
About Bolloré Logistics Americas
Present on the American continent for more than 50 years, Bolloré Logistics has developed expertise in different key sectors: aerospace, energy, fashion & retail, cosmetics & perfumes, flavors & fragrances, automotive and healthcare. With over 1,500 people across 8 countries (Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, the United States, and Uruguay), Bolloré Logistics Americas is committed to better serve our customers with the constant objective of reducing CO2 emissions. 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 603 agencies in 111 countries.
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