INTTRA has announced that Mr. Vijay Minocha has joined the company as President, Asia Pacific. He will report to John Fay, INTTRA’s CEO, and will be replacing Jim Whalen, who will be returning to INTTRA’s headquarters in the U.S.
Mr. Minocha brings with him over 34 years of ocean carrier experience. Starting in 2013, he served as Global Head of Customer Service, eCommerce and Agency Management at UASC as well as Chairman of the Board of the United Arab Shipping Agency Company – Egypt. Mr. Minocha joined UASC after serving as a Managing Director and a founding member of Emirates Shipping Agency, a carrier that launched in 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Minocha spent seven years at CSAV Group in roles including President of CSAV Group for India, Vice President Operations for Europe and the Asian Operations Head out of Hong Kong. He spent his first 15 years in the industry at sea, rising to the level of Captain.
Based in Singapore, INTTRA says that Mr. Minocha will be responsible for meeting strategic, financial, commercial and operational targets in the region. He will join INTTRA’s Executive Committee and contribute to the company’s global initiatives and growth strategy.
“Expanding INTTRA’s leading market share in Asia Pacific is a strategic initiative for our firm and I am very pleased to welcome Vijay to INTTRA,” said Mr. Fay. “He has comprehensive knowledge of ocean carriers, shippers and eCommerce in Asia Pacific. He is highly regarded and widely recognized in the region, with a great track record of generating strong results by combining vision, leadership, expertise and exceptional customer skills. Along with the strong team in place, we believe Vijay is well equipped to accelerate INTTRA’s momentum in Asia Pacific.”