BENIN – Cameroonian Pierre Ngon has been appointed the new managing director of the Benin/Niger cluster of Bolloré Transport & Logistics effective September 1, 2020, a press release by Bollore group has disclosed.  

The new MD is replacing Jérôme Binois.

 After 20 years of working for various subsidiaries of Bolloré Transport & Logistics in Africa, he will manage the French group’s logistics and shipping activities in the two countries.

He will also oversee the development of logistics activities in the corridor between the port of Cotonou in Benin and Niger.

He will be reporting to the executive chair of Bollore Transport & Logistics Benin, Venance Gnigla.

“I am extremely proud to join the team at the Benin/Niger cluster of Bolloré Transport & Logistics. The employees are passionate about their work and the challenges for our company are considerable. Together, we will continue to develop business activities, bring our customers competitive solutions, and contribute to the social and economic growth of these two magnificent countries,” Pierre Ngon said in the release.

Aged 47, Pierre Ngon is a transport and logistics expert.

He has held several financial positions in Cameroon before being promoted as MD of Bolloré Transport & Logistics in Equatorial Guinea in 2013 and Niger in 2017.

Pierre Ngon holds a Master’s degree in Management Science with a major in Finance & Accounting from the University of Douala.

He has a thorough knowledge of the African continent and has developed strong managerial skills during his career.

Bolloré Transport & Logistics was established in Benin in 1962, first through SOCOPAO, a company that carried out shipping and consignment operations in Cotonou; then through SAGA & SDV, until the merger of these two entities to become Bolloré Logistics.

Bolloré Logistics Benin offers end-to-end logistics solutions to facilitate air, land and sea transit activities, customs clearance of goods in transit over the Hinterland (Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mali), warehousing and distribution.

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