Power 25 2022: 8. Madhav Kurup, Regional CEO of Hellmann, Ranks 8
Madhav Kurup has been with Hellmann for more than ten years, during which he’s had a formidable impact on the logistics industry. Since taking over the company’s Middle East, North Africa and South Asian operations, he has created new benchmarks in the industry within the region.
Today, he has made the company one of the most successful players in the region by transforming it from a transactional forwarder to a fully integrated solutions provider with market leadership in Auto-motive, Healthcare, Fashion, Perishable, Chemical and FMCG logistics within the MENASA region.
Madhav shares, “Since its foundation in 1871, Hellmann has developed into one of the largest international logistics providers. With our high-performance products Airfreight, Seafreight, Road and Rail, and Contract Logistics, we always offer the right solution for the complex logistics requirements of our customers and rely on future-oriented digital services for maximum transparency and more efficient supply chains.”
Hellmann is represented in the MESA region for more than 20 years, in 19 countries with around 80 locations and all product segments through its own offices and partners. It has grown in the region through geographical expansion and carefully created joint ventures.
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics and Dubai CommerCity signed a strategic partnership to support future growth of e-Commerce.
According to Madhav, there are some unique offerings and aspects which makes Hellmann not only stand out in the Gulf region’s economy but also constantly provide forward momentum.
Under his leadership Hellmann has been at the forefront of innovation and setting higher standards in customer service, vertical specializations keeping in mind their people development as number one priority.