Gefco UK has appointed Youssef Bajddi as its new Finished Vehicle Logistics director.
Youssef brings 14 years of experience working in international supply chain operations and strategy.
He has been part of the Gefco Group for the past ten years, having joined the business in 2011 as a supply chain analyst.
During his time at Gefco, he has managed FVL control towers for key automotive clients’ worldwide flows, as well as being part of project teams charged with preparing operational transitions to new client FVL processes.
In his new role he will be responsible for strengthening Gefco FVL’s position in the UK, helping the business manage and overcome future challenges, as well as improving accommodation for EVs and new mobility solutions in the logistics provider’s services.
Youssef holds a master degree in supply chain management, a FVL manager certificate from ECG Academy and executive Master of Business Administration from the ESSEC Business school in both France and Singapore.
“The automotive sector is currently going through some of the most significant shifts – in technology and consumer attitudes towards personal mobility – in living memory,” said Gefco FVL director, Youssef Bajddi.
“It’s no doubt an exciting time to be working in this area, with many challenges and opportunities that we must be able to meet head-on in the coming years.”
For his part, Gefco MD, Cedric Chacon, added: “Throughout times of significant market change, strong leadership is vital.
“I’m confident Youssef, with his years of industry expertise and knowledge of the wider Gefco Group, is well-placed to deliver the customer experience we’ve come to be known for.”