Datta will be responsible for developing the company's global commercial strategy and further expanding its presence in the international market.
Datta has a 25-year career in the logistics industry and has worked with a number of leading providers, including Maersk, where she successfully moved through a number of roles become one of the group's youngest managing directors.
"Datta has played a significant role in developing the region's logistics sector,” said Mustapha Kawam, president and CEO of Globe Express Services. “We are confident that she is perfect to lead GES to its fullest potential and the company will greatly benefit from her rich professional experience and expertise in guiding it to better growth and overwhelming success. We welcome her on board by extending all our support to her as she takes on her new responsibilities and look forward to working with her."
Commenting on her new role, Datta said: "I am excited to be part of the GES team servicing a highly successful and growing company. It presents me with a fantastic opportunity to utilise my experience and expertise to take it to greater levels of success.”
GES has a number of customers in the automotive industry, which is one of its chief verticals and highlights its Shenyang division, in the heart of China’s industrial and automotive manufacturing region, as an area of notable strength. The company provides a wide-range of services including ocean and air freight, customs clearance, warehousing, consolidation and distribution, as well as supply chain consulting.