June 11, 2020: Joel Hounsinou has been appointed chief executive officer of Bollore Transport & Logistics in Cote d'Ivoire, effective May 29. Previously, he was deputy CEO of the Cote d'Ivoire subsidiary alongside Pierre Bellerose, regional CEO for the Cote d'Ivoire - Burkina Faso region.
He began his career at the Arthur Andersen and Coopers & Lybrand audit firms before joining the Bollore Group in 1995. He has held a number of strategic positions in his 25-year career at the Bollor Group, including as CEO of Sitarail for six years.
"I am deeply honoured by the mission entrusted to me and the trust placed in me. Thanks to the experienced teams in Cte d'Ivoire, I will do all I can to maintain the leadership and boost the performance of Bollore Transport & Logistics Cte d'Ivoire. Respecting the commitments of our company and to support the economic growth of Cte d'Ivoire, we will contribute to the continuation of our structuring investments, the coordination of major social and environmental projects, and the promotion of transparent behaviour in business affairs," Hounsinou said.
Jol Hounsinou is a graduate of cole Suprieure de Commerce d'Abidjan (ESCA) and Institut National Polytechnique Houphout Boigny (INP-HB) in Yamoussoukro.