Industry veteran appointed GAC Group Freight Purchasing Manager

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    18 March 2016



Part of structured strategy to enhance customer service

Dubai – GAC has appointed industry veteran John Paul as its Group Freight Purchasing Manager, responsible for both sea and air business. He is also charged with formulating a core carrier policy for dedicated trade lanes.

John Paul brings more than two decades of experience in international shipping, liner and freight operations to his new role, most recently as a Senior Marketing Executive for liner performance in the United Arab Emirates.

Gurumurthi Shankar, GAC’s Group Sales Director, says his appointment marks a sharpening of the focus on carrier relations.

“Based at our HQ in Dubai, John Paul will be responsible for freight purchasing for the entire GAC Group,” he adds. “His joining the GAC team signals a strategic, structured approach to our relations with carriers, both sea and air. Ultimately, this will lead to further enhancement of the service package we offer our customers and help us maintain the edge in a highly competitive market.”