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JAS ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERS FOR PHARMA & HEALTHCARE AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

By
David Bang
November 22, 2022
Left: Dina Bunn, Senior Vice President Global Customer Experience. Right: Frank Cascante, Senior Vice President Pharma & Healthcare.
Left: Dina Bunn, Senior Vice President Global Customer Experience. Right: Frank Cascante, Senior Vice President Pharma & Healthcare.

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce that, effective 1 January 2023, Frank Cascante will take over global leadership of the JAS Pharma & Healthcare vertical as Senior Vice President Pharma & Healthcare, reporting directly to the Chief Commercial Officer, David Bang. Prior to this announcement, as global head of sales for JAS Pharma & Healthcare, Frank successfully built a strong commercial team in major markets with significant new customer development and impressive pipelines. In his expanded capacity, Frank will also be responsible for the strategic development, direction, and overall leadership of this important vertical.

To be the most customer-centric logistics provider in the world powered by its people, Customer Experience has been recognized as a critical and strategic part of JAS’s future development. Therefore, also effective 1 January 2023, Dina Bunn will be promoted to Senior Vice President Global Customer Experience, reporting directly to Bang. In her current role, Dina has developed a solid customer experience team and led key digital and operational excellence projects as the head of customer experience for the JAS Pharma & Healthcare vertical. In this broader capacity, Dina will lead and drive customer experience excellence across all verticals and segments of current and future customers for each major touchpoint clients have with JAS.

“These appointments demonstrate JAS’s long-term and deliberate commitment to the pharma and healthcare industry, as well as to all our customers, across all verticals and relationships,” said Bang.

About JAS Worldwide
JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference.”

JAS Worldwide Continues to Strengthen Leadership Team

By
JAS Staff
November 15, 2022
Lars Huebecker, Executive Vice President, Global Head of Ocean Freight
Lars Huebecker, Executive Vice President, Global Head of Ocean Freight

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce the promotion of Lars Huebecker to the position of Executive Vice President, Global Head of Ocean Freight.

Huebecker joined JAS in 2012 and since 2017 he has held the position of Vice President, Ocean Freight - Americas region. Throughout his career spanning four continents and almost three decades, he has established a reputation for building key relationships throughout his network.

Huebecker will be reporting to Graeme Robinson, Chief Operations Officer and as part of his new role, he will join the Management Advisory Board.  

“Lars has been a key part of our success during his time at JAS,” said Graeme Robinson “We are confident in his ability to help further develop JAS’ strategic and organic growth strategy while fostering innovation and aligning with the voices of the customers.”

About JAS Worldwide

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7,000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference.”

JAS STRENGTHENS ITS C-SUITE AND TOP EXECUTIVE TEAM

By
JAS Staff
November 1, 2022
Top Row Left to Right: Graeme Robinson, Chief Operations Officer; David Bang, Chief Commercial Officer; Gregor Vrhunc, Executive Vice President Global Head of Air Freight. Bottom Row Left to Right: Manuele Mazzacurati, Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing; Aline Quirino, Executive Vice President Global Human Resources.
Top Row Left to Right: Graeme Robinson, Chief Operations Officer; David Bang, Chief Commercial Officer; Gregor Vrhunc, Executive Vice President Global Head of Air Freight. Bottom Row Left to Right: Manuele Mazzacurati, Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing; Aline Quirino, Executive Vice President Global Human Resources.

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce a series of executive leadership appointments and promotions to fortify its rapid growth and customer centricity.

Graeme Robinson has been named Chief Operations Officer, reporting directly to Marco Rebuffi, Global President & CEO, and remaining on the Management Advisory Board. As Executive Vice President Operations and Product, Mr. Robinson has been involved in many significant areas of the company development including establishment of the World Air and World Ocean teams as well as the Business Process and Risk departments. He began his JAS career as Branch Manager in Los Angeles and has held several positions since, firstly with JAS USA and since 2007 with JAS Worldwide.

David Bang has been named Chief Commercial Officer, also reporting directly to Mr. Rebuffi and becoming a member of the Management Advisory Board. Mr. Bang brings over 25 years of experience in vertical development, commercial, and operational activities for all modes of transportation, contract logistics, 4PL, and other complex supply chain solutions including mergers and acquisitions. Prior to this appointment he served JAS as Executive Vice President Pharma & Healthcare.

Gregor Vrhunc has been promoted to Executive Vice President Global Head of Air Freight, continuing to report to Mr. Robinson as a member of the Management Advisory Board. Mr. Vrhunc joined JAS USA in 2010, and since March 2019 has held the position of Senior Vice President Global Air Freight at JAS Worldwide. Instrumental in helping JAS navigate the Global Pandemic through development of reliable global airfreight networks, his work has been invaluable in providing creative solutions for clients globally.

Manuele Mazzacurati has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing, reporting directly to Mr. Bang and joining the Management Advisory Board. Mr. Mazzacurati has more than 23 years of experience in logistics, in positions of increasing responsibility in several countries within operations, product development, trade lane, and country P/L ownership. He previously served JAS as Regional Vice President Sales & Marketing Americas.

Aline Quirino has been promoted to Executive Vice President Global Human Resources, continuing to report to Mr. Rebuffi and remaining on the Management Advisory Board. Over 12 years with JAS, Ms. Quirino has been supporting the company’s growth, and focusing on building a strong HR team to put people first, as well as developing and implementing human resource strategy, systems and processes to enable all global HR sub-systems to support the business.

With these key promotions and new appointments, JAS – one of the fastest growing and largest family-owned global logistics companies in the world, with a deeply rooted people-first culture – will further maximize its overall growth organically and strategically, while fostering innovation and leading in customer satisfaction.

“We are thrilled to place these seasoned executives in these crucial positions, preparing JAS to take a leap in the coming years to be the most customer-centric global logistics provider in the world, powered by our people,” said Rebuffi.

About JAS Worldwide

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7,000 employees globally, and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference.”

JAS CONTINUES TO INVEST IN PEOPLE AND QUALITY FIRST

By
David Bang
October 18, 2022
Alexandra Davin, Vice President Global Quality & Compliance, Pharma & Healthcare.
Alexandra Davin, Vice President Global Quality & Compliance, Pharma & Healthcare.

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexandra Davin as Vice President Global Quality & Compliance, Pharma & Healthcare, strengthening the JAS Pharma & Healthcare leadership team. As a true customer-centric, disciplined, and collaborative quality leader, her +20 years of background includes various leadership positions from operations to sales and quality & compliance, leading global quality programs for the large pharma & healthcare customers.

Alexandra led all quality aspects of GDP certifications and licenses, IATA CEIV certifications, and other certifications, dealing with CAPA, training, internal and external audits, creation and maintenance of procedures and work instructions, review of quality agreement, creation and management of Quality KPIs, and many more.

All regional heads of pharma & healthcare quality &compliance will be reporting to Alexandra for JAS Pharma & Healthcare Quality & Compliance direction and strategy. She will continue to be based in Belgium, reporting directly to David Bang, EVP Pharma & Healthcare at JAS Worldwide.

“Her outstanding global quality leadership experience will help bring pharma & healthcare quality topics closer to our day to day operations, making our branches and subsidiaries’ lives more productive and confident towards the current and the future pharma & healthcare regulatory requirements.” said Bang.

JAS USA Appoints National Account Director for Pharma & Healthcare

Olga Blaut Joins JAS USA as National Account Director for Pharma & Healthcare

By
Claudio Sirbu
September 23, 2022
Olga Blaut, National Account Director for Pharma & Healthcare, JAS USA
Olga Blaut, National Account Director for Pharma & Healthcare, JAS USA

JAS USA is pleased to welcome Olga Blaut as the newest addition to its salesforce. Olga will join JAS USA as a National Account Director focusing on Pharma & Healthcare.

In addition to 20 years of experience, Olga also brings with her degrees in International Trade, Logistics, and an MBA in Supply Chain Management.

Olga has demonstrated high levels of success throughout her career as a sales leader in both the United States and abroad. She will be working to develop her own portfolio within JAS and support the USA Sales Team in pursuing new Pharma and Healthcare opportunities.

“We could not be more thrilled to have someone of Olga’s caliber join our team. Her passion for the industry and people around her is contagious,” said Claudio Sirbu, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, JAS USA.
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