EV Cargo Drives South East Asia Growth With New VP Appointment

Portfolio Company News 2022 (July-December)

EV Cargo, the leading global freight forwarding, supply chain and technology company, has appointed Justin Bentley as Vice President, South East Asia.

Justin will play a key role in EV Cargo’s development and expansion across South East Asia, ensuring it is well placed to capitalise on one of the world’s top growth markets for the next ten years in line with the company’s wider growth strategy.

An experienced senior executive with 17 years of domestic and international logistics sector experience, he joins EV Cargo from Toll Group where he spent the last 10 years working in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia.

During this time he held five different roles within commercial, sales and business operations, with his most recent being Vice President, Malaysia for the company’s global forwarding and global logistics divisions.

Justin has also studied extensively, and holds a BCom from Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, and project management qualifications from the Australia Institute of Management.

EV Cargo – which manages supply chains for the world’s leading brands – aims to surpass $3bn of revenue by 2025 through organic growth and strategic M&A activities. EV Cargo is investing in its global team to position itself for growth and resilience and the worldwide supply chain challenges are providing ongoing opportunities for it to utilise its technology-enabled solutions.

Heath Zarin, Founder, Chairman and CEO of EV Cargo, said: “With his substantial logistics and market expertise in South East Asia, Justin is another welcome addition to EV Cargo. His appointment will ensure we are well-placed to enhance our operational capabilities in the region and help deliver on our global growth strategy by developing emerging international trade lanes and capitalising on one of the world’s preeminent growth markets.”.

Justin Bentley, Vice President, South East Asia, said: “There is significant potential for development of trade and growth in South East Asia and EV Cargo sees that expansion playing a key role in its wider growth strategy. I’m looking forward to using my experience to leverage the market opportunities that exist in the region.”.

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