Kuehne+Nagel Sets Up New West Africa Cluster to Better Service Region
Kuehne+Nagel will serve its customers in Africa with an even stronger service with the setting up of a West Africa Cluster.
The Group has announced that Alexandre Muratore has been appointed Managing Director of the newly established West Africa Cluster comprising Senegal, Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Togo, Benin, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau.
He will be operating out of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Together with the local teams, Alexandre will develop new business opportunities and grow Kuehne+Nagel’s presence in West Africa, supporting the company’s strategy to expand its footprint on the continent.
This step also reflects the company's newly announced Roadmap 2026. Within the framework of its cornerstone “Market Potential”, Kuehne+Nagel focuses on expanding its geographic footprint in growth regions.
Alexandre’s career with Kuehne+Nagel began in 2014 as District Branch Manager and National Sea Logistics Manager in Angola.
“I look forward to relocating to Africa and leading the West African team as Managing Director. Our primary goal is to expand our presence in this key market by strengthening and developing local partnerships with our suppliers and customers”, comments Alexandre.
Bradley Francis, until now Regional Business Development Manager, Healthcare, Middle East and Africa, replaces Alexandre as Managing Director of Kuehne+Nagel Qatar.
Lee I’Ons, President of Kuehne+Nagel Middle East and Africa, comments: “Kuehne+Nagel is strengthening its leadership team to support the company's continued growth and success in the Middle East and Africa region.
"Alexandre Muratore's appointment as Managing Director of the West Africa Cluster will drive new business opportunities, leveraging his extensive knowledge of the region.
"For Qatar, logistics is regarded as a critical component of its 2030 vision, which aims to create a diverse and sustainable economy. Bradley Francis, as the new Managing Director of Qatar will continue to build on the strong base Alexandre has created."