Crane Worldwide Logistics has made a key appointment in the EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa) region where it said it continues to grow strongly.
Ivan Liso has been made director projects, EPC & Marine EMEIA and will lead the Global Specialized Solutions group for the EMEIA region.
Liso will report to Joshua van Altena, director of operations EMEIA with functional alignment under Chris Mitchell, vice president of Global Specialized Solutions.
Crane said growth in EMEIA , has increased significantly year over year and Liso’s new appointment will be “critical” to this continued growth.
Liso has worked in freight forwarding since 1995 and has held the sales and division manager position as part of the Pacorini Forwarding Project Cargo division. Pacorini Forwarding was acquired by Crane Worldwide Logistics in 2017 – developing the Crane footprint in EMEIA and specifically in Italy.
At Pacorini Forwarding, Liso was responsible for leading the division and managing heavy and oversized cargo, exceptional transport, road surveys, projects and chartering of vessels.
In his role as director projects, EPC & Marine EMEIA, Liso will be responsible for managing vessel chartering within EMEIA market, supporting pricing & solutions for Specialized Solutions business and developing new opportunities in the projects sector.
“We are excited to have Ivan play an even larger role at Crane Worldwide Logistics. Ivan has extensive experience in the shipping and freight industry, which will be a tremendous asset to our valued clients and global team,” said Mitchell.