January 30, 2021: Folashade Akanni-Shelle has been appointed managing director of Bollore Transport & Logistics in Nigeria. She takes over from Jean-Baptiste Rambaud, who is pursuing his career in the group in the Middle East region.

Akanni-Shelle has 17 years of experience with Bollore Transport & Logistics. She joined the company in 2003 as line representative for OT Africa Line at Cross Marine Services in Lagos, before successively being appointed sea freight import manager at Bollore Africa Logistics Nigeria (former SDV Nigeria), head of logistics services in Ghana, director of logistics Solutions in Uganda, and general manager in Tanzania.

She is now in charge of the development of the entity with the support of her teams, harnessing her experience as well as her knowledge of the African continent, with the aim of establishing the company as a leader in the transport and logistics sector in Nigeria.

Akanni-Shelle stated, “Having worked in various roles and countries, it is an honour to return home and I look forward to working closely with the team to navigate this dynamic market and cement Bollore Transport & Logistics as a reference in transport and logistics in Nigeria.”

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