Ed Aldridge Retiring; Peter Levesque to Take Reins as CMA CGM Leader

Ed Aldridge Retiring; Peter Levesque to Take Reins as CMA CGM Chief


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The CMA CGM Group introduced that Peter Levesque is taking up management of its North American operations from Ed Aldridge, who’s retiring.

Levesque will take over as president for CMA CGM America and American President Traces. The corporate, a world supplier of sea, land, air and logistics companies, stated the change will happen on Aldridge’s Dec. 6 retirement date.

Levesque till 2021 served as president of Ports America Group. Previous to that, he spent 25 years primarily based in Hong Kong and held management positions in worldwide transportation, logistics and provide chain firms, together with CEVA Logistics, DHL and Fashionable Terminals Restricted, the place he served as CEO.

Throughout Aldridge’s 14-year tenure, the corporate added differentiated ocean companies, expanded its North American logistics functionality and grew ocean volumes and market shares, it stated.

“I really recognize the alternatives I’ve had with the CMA CGM Group and the excellent outcomes we have now all achieved collectively,” Aldridge stated.

“That is an thrilling time for the CMA CGM Group right here in North America, and I stay up for persevering with the momentum generated by Ed Aldridge and his staff over the past 14 years,” Levesque stated.

The CMA CGM Group employs 150,000 folks world wide in 160 nations throughout greater than 400 places of work and 750 warehouses. In america, it employs 22,000 folks and is headquartered in Norfolk, Va. Its subsidiary, American President Traces, operates a fleet of U.S.-flagged vessels and helps U.S. territories and American navy world wide.

CMA CGM ranks No. 6 on the TRANSPORT TOPICS Prime 50 checklist of the most important world freight firms in North America.

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