Hong Kong-headquartered Kerry Logistics recently announced they had appointed John Parkes as their Managing Director – Integrated Logistics, Mr. Parkes who will be based in Hong Kong begins his role with immediate effect and will oversee the overall management of Kerry Logistics’ global integrated logistics (‘IL’) business.
Upon his appointment, Mr. Parkes said, “I am honored to have the opportunity to lead such an effective and multifaceted team to build on existing relationships and explore new horizons. As the logistics industry undergoes rapid change in the face of new demands and technological advances, I look forward to giving my best to reinforce Kerry Logistics’ position and grow its business through formulating sustainable strategies and devising innovative solutions that cater to our customers’ needs and accommodate emerging trends.”
Group Managing Director of Kerry Logistics, William Ma commented on Parkes’s appointment, “We are delighted to have John on board to lead our IL division, which forms a major part of our business. John’s in-depth knowledge and on-the-ground experience in the logistics industry and global supply chains make him an excellent captain to steer our course in these challenging times of accelerated supply chain shifts. With his insights and expertise, we can make great strides in our global IL business.”
John Parkes has over 35 years’ experience in the logistics and transportation sectors and will bring a wealth of knowledge to his new role. Before his appointment with Kerry, he was the Executive Director – Head of Hong Kong/Taiwan and Global Business Development of LF Logistics.