Manama: Kanoo Logistics, a fully owned business division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo), and a reputable regional freight forwarding company has announced the appointment of Mr. Yousif Khalifa Al Manea as Division Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Al Manea will be responsible for maintaining Kanoo Logistics’ position as a leader in its field in the region and will implement strategies to enhance its global presence.
An Industrial Engineer, who has been with YBA Kanoo in various positions since 2007 and have grown to lead Kanoo Logistics on an acting role for almost a year, Mr. Al Manea, has been pivotal in developing and maintaining relationships with major strategic partners. He has also played a role in establishing the Door-to-Door service which Kanoo Logistics is known for.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Fahad Fawzi Kanoo, President of Kanoo Logistics, said, “Mr. Al Manea is a proven senior executive and a capable leader. He has done an excellent job over the past years transforming Kanoo Logistics into a modern and trusted freight forwarding enterprise.”
Mr. Al Manea added, “I would like to thank YBA Kanoo and the Kanoo Family for their trust. It has always been an honor to work with one of the largest family businesses in the region and I hope my team and I will continue modernizing and growing the Kanoo Logistics division.”
Established over fifty years ago, Kanoo Logistics, known in Bahrain as (Bahrain International Cargo Services) offers global freight forwarding and end-to-end multimodal supply chain solutions to a diverse portfolio including manufacturing, petrochemical, automobile, chemical and FMCG sectors. It is present throughout the GCC and owns facilities in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE (Dubai, Jebel Ali and Abu Dhabi), and Oman.
About Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group:
YBA Kanoo is one of the largest, independent family-owned multinational businesses in the Middle East with an extensive portfolio of complementary business units and strategic partnerships across a range of industry sectors. Established in 1890 as a family trading and shipping business in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Company has evolved into a diversified conglomerate with a physical presence across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Asia.
YBA Kanoo is a key contributor to the region’s economic growth and development supported by 130 years of experience, ethical conduct, best-in-class partnerships, advanced business systems and cutting-edge technologies. It has established itself as a first-choice partner for regional & international businesses and continues to pursue commercial growth and expansion through the constant delivery of business excellence.
YBA Kanoo’s business activities include shipping, travel, machinery, chemicals, logistics, property, energy, technology and retail, to name a few.
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