Mr Casas-Cobaleda will be based in Jeddah and will report directly to Martin Lyon, Director of Supply Chain and Logistics.
Initially, he will lead the change management and development project for S2S IMI Group client AET, supporting integration of the business as part of the new ULG Third Party Logistics (3PL) business model, with particular responsibility for process and ways of working development, as well as preparation and management of the new SAP ERP implementation.
S2S IMI Group Managing Partner Samir Sunbol said: “Mr Casas-Cobaleda is an International Manager with previous experience in general business as well as shipping and logistics.
“His knowledge and experience will prove key to ensuring that we deliver a successful outcome for our KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) client.”
Mr Casas-Cobaleda has a BSC in Business & Economic Administration from the University of Madrid and postgraduate qualifications in International Trade.
He has worked in Brazil as a Trade Developer for the Spanish Government and Sales Manager for the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade. He has also spent time with Maersk Line as an Import and Export Team Leader and Key Client Co-ordinator.
He also worked for two years in Algeria on a major power plant construction, managing logistics and transport.