DRC – Eric Kalala Nsantu has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Bolloré Transport and Logistics in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Prior to his appointment, he was the managing director of the Congolese subsidiary since 2019 and now succeeds François Kaniki, who was chair of the board of directors at Bolloré Transport and Logistics for more than ten years.

Nsantu has strong experience in financial management and mining logistics.

He is a graduate in Business Engineering of the Administration and Management Institute at Université Catholique de Louvain and holds a Masters in International Management from HEC Paris and a General Management Program diploma from Harvard Business School.

His mission is to support and strengthen the company’s logistics offer in the DRC which will include supporting projects to develop the country’s supply chain.

The expertise and experience of the 800 employees in the DRC will enable the new CEO to guarantee Bolloré Transport & Logistics’ contribution to the country’s social and economic development.

“I would like to thank our chair and the senior management of Bolloré Transport & Logistics for this great expression of confidence. I fully appreciate the significance of the responsibility François Kaniki is passing on to me, and I am privileged to have received his valuable advice. At a time when Covid-19 is destabilizing economies, we will unite our teams to stand firm against the crisis, navigate our way to economic recovery, and continue to ensure quality service to our customers,” he said.

Bolloré Transport & Logistics is a leading logistics player in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

It transports, stores, warehouses and delivers goods via 25 agencies located across the country and as a maritime consignment specialist and authorized customs agent, it offers bespoke logistics solutions and provides its expertise to mining operators.

With an 800-strong workforce, Bolloré Transport & Logistics DRC contributes to the country’s social and economic development through socially responsible initiatives in healthcare, education and the environment.

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