11 Sep Edwin Lammers
Vice President of Commercial and Business Development
Mr. Edwin Lammers, Vice President Commercial and Business Development at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi.
Coming from the Port and Industrial Zone in Sohar, Mr. Lammers joins Abu Dhabi Ports with over 20 years of experience in Logistics, Commercial and Operational Management, Maritime Logistics, Port and Free Zone Development across the GCC and Europe.
In 2016 he served as Corporate Development Manager at Florencis Group, a holding company for a group of logistics companies. In this role he was responsible for business strategy, developing reporting schemes and increasing customer service experience. In early 2016 he was also the Managing Director and Board Member at Progeco Holland, a company specialised in the running of containers and storage facilities throughout Europe, including Rotterdam, Antwerp, Hamburg, Bordeaux and Marseilles.
From 2015-2016 he was Director of Breakbulk at the Port of Rotterdam. In this role he was responsible for the development of the breakbulk segment, improving the handling infrastructure, attracting new cargo flows, re-routing cargo flows from competing ports, facilitating the growth of heavy lift/project cargo handling in Rotterdam.
From 2009-2015 he was the Executive Commercial Manager at Sohar Industrial Port Company, a deep-sea port and adjacent free zone in the Middle East. There he was responsible for the development of a port (both on the land as well on the marine side) and free zone in Sohar, Oman. Prior to this he was General Manager at Waalhaven Terminal BV, a terminal in the port of Rotterdam. In this role he was commercially and operationally responsible for the cost-efficient handling, storage and repair of containers for the customer base of international shipping lines.
Edwin Lammers will be appearing in the following sessions: