New appointments for AGS

Apr 06 | 2016

AGS Group has announced six senior appointments in Warsaw, Cambodia, Myanmar, Mayotte/Comros, Nigeria and the UK.

Gareth Jones takes up the role of managing director of AGS 360 Solutions in the UK. Gareth has 10 years’ experience in the international freight and logistics industry, his last position being Group Development and Operational Manager for Sea-Cargo Norway. He has a proven track record in producing results, delivering projects to set time-scales and budgets. 

Cédric Tavernier has been appointed to the position of Branch Manager for AGS Warsaw officially taking over management of the branch last November. Having graduated with a double-Master’s Degree in International Business and Finance, Cédric has been living and working in Poland since 2003 in Country and General Management positions.  

Andrea Gastaldi has been promoted to the position of Branch Manager for the Group’s newly established affiliate AGS Four Winds Cambodia, with effect from November 2015.  He hopes to maintain the Group’s reputation and to develop the AGS Four Winds network in the highly strategic South-East Asian zone.  

Marc Guyonnaud returns to AGS after a 5-year interval working for an international shipping line to manage the Group’s new branch, AGS Four Winds Myanmar.  Marc hopes to build upon the success of this newly created affiliate and is very excited about being in a country experiencing such strong growth.   

Quentin Thomazeau has been appointed Branch Manager AGS Mayotte/Comoros.  Before joining the AGS Group, Quentin worked in many different locations around the world including the French Embassy in Tanzania in 2006, before moving to Johannesburg and then to Dakar. Back in Europe, he worked in Brussels in 2010, after which he returned to Africa where he was project manager and director in Maputo for three years. 

Florent Birot joined the Group in January 2015 as Trainee Branch Manager in Mali and has now been appointed Deputy Branch Manager Nigeria and Branch Manager PHC, taking up his position in December 2015. Before joining the AGS Group, Florent worked in various industries: supply chain management ; logistics ; sales and client relations ; and supplier management.  

Photos:  Top row, left to right: Gareth Jones; Cédric Tavernier; Andrea Gastaldi; bottom row, left to right: Marc Guyonnaud; Quentin Thomazeau; Florent Birot