Logistics veteran helped triple the size of GXO’s business in Spain and Portugal
GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO), the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider, has announced Rui Marques as the company’s new Managing Director of its business in France. Marques will be based in GXO’s Neuilly office.
“Rui will lead our management team to help grow our business in France, where GXO is already among the top 3 logistics providers,” said Paul Mohan, Managing Director, Continental Europe, GXO. “We look forward to the benefits of Rui’s decades of experience creating value for all stakeholders — fostering an environment of operations excellence, delivering customer satisfaction and creating a great place to work for our team members.”
GXO’s business in France comprises more than 80 sites with a total of approximately 30 million square feet. GXO manages logistics for nearly 150 customers, primarily in the ecommerce, retail and consumer industries. The sites deploy GXO’s innovative technology and automation to help improve employee safety while increasing productivity and efficiency.
Rui Marques, Managing Director of GXO France, said, “I’m proud to be entrusted with this important leadership position at GXO. I look forward to working with my talented team members to make GXO the leading logistics provider and an employer of choice in France.”
In his previous role at GXO as Managing Director for Spain and Portugal, Marques helped triple the size of the business in just over a decade. Before joining GXO in 2010, he served as President Advisor for Balearia Group, focusing on major acquisitions and integration in the passenger shipping sector in France, Spain and Morocco. Prior, he was a Board Member and the CEO of Compañía Trasmediterranea, where he had responsibility for shipping; transport and logistics and external and support services. Earlier in his career, Marques served as Executive Managing Director for Hays Logistics Europe and a Managing Director for Salvesen Logistics.
About GXO Logistics
GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO) is the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider and is benefiting from the rapid growth of ecommerce, automation and outsourcing. GXO is committed to providing a diverse, world-class workplace for more than 130,000 team members across more than 950 facilities totaling approximately 200 million square feet. The company partners with the world’s leading blue-chip companies to solve complex logistics challenges with technologically advanced supply chain and ecommerce solutions, at scale and with speed. GXO corporate headquarters is in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. Visit GXO.com for more information and connect with GXO on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
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