UPS promotes two key Middle East executives
UPS has announced the appointment of Jean-Francois Condamine as the president of Growth and Emerging Markets, while Rami Suleiman has been made president of the ISMEA region, overseeing 70 high-growth markets.
As part of his new role, Condamine remains in Dubai to oversee expansion and enhancement of the company’s market reach and global capabilities to better serve customers doing business in emerging and developing markets.
“I am pleased to expand Jean-Francois Condamine’s responsibilities to continue generating performance gains and helping UPS advance an expansion strategy based on helping customers meet their local, regional and global ambitions,” said Nando Cesarone, UPS International President.
“His unique ability to manage distinct market challenges and opportunities across several markets, as well as his depth of knowledge regarding business culture across those markets are vital for helping our customers grow across borders with our smart global logistics network. High growth and emerging markets offer businesses great opportunities.”
“UPS is in an excellent position to seize a host of opportunities presented as emerging markets continue to grow. I look forward to building on the great work the team has put in to get us where we are today,” said Condamine.
Condamine has served as president of the ISMEA district since its creation in 2013. During his tenure, he successfully capitalized on UPS’s investments in its network, technology and partnerships to continuously increase UPS’s footprint in the ISMEA district, positioning UPS as a trade enabler within the Middle East from/to China, Africa, Europe and the U.S.
Jean-Francois Condamine, president of Growth and Emerging Markets, UPS.
In 2017, under his leadership, UPS was chosen to handle the logistics operations for World Expo 2020 Dubai, a growth catalyst for UPS’s network in a region of the world poised for growth.
Rami Suleiman will replace Condamine as president of ISMEA to oversee market opportunities in 70 high growth markets for the company.
“The ISMEA district holds immense importance in UPS’s transformation growth strategy and is a market where the company is helping customers realise important growth opportunities,” said Suleiman. “I am honoured by the opportunity provided in a role that will continue connecting businesses to UPS’s ever-evolving smart global logistics network. The markets in this part of the world are poised for further growth across borders – this is certainly helped with the adoption of business-friendly policies which we continue to see.”
Rami Suleiman, president, ISMEA, UPS.
Suleiman joined UPS in 1992 as an Analyst in Treasury and Cash Management in Atlanta, USA, and since then continued expanding his expertise across the business in various roles that involved him relocating to Los Angeles, USA, followed by London, UK, until he accepted the position of Vice President of Finance and Strategy in 2013, a role based in Dubai, UAE.