UPS appoints Grégory Goba-Blé as India managing director
Grégory Goba-Blé will lead UPS Small Package, UPS SCS and UPS India Healthcare
UPS has appointed Grégory Goba-Blé as the new managing director for India.
In his new role, Goba-Blé leads UPS Small Package, UPS SCS, UPS India Healthcare, and will continue as a board member of MOVIN - a partnership between UPS and InterGlobe, says an official release. He is responsible for driving UPS’s strategy and inclusive growth across India, and will report to Ufku Akaltan, President for UPS UK, Ireland, Nordics and India.
India is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and a key healthcare hub," says Akaltan. "Grégory will help us deliver the combined power of UPS’s capabilities in India as we rapidly expand our presence to help our customers and Indian businesses grow. His leadership and diverse experience is an invaluable asset to our operations.”
Goba-Blé has held key roles in his 30-year career at UPS. He served as the managing director of UPS France. He was vice president of engineering for the Americas region, which covered over 50 countries before taking up his most recent role as vice president of India, Middle East and Africa.
"I am honoured to take on this role and lead UPS in India," says Goba-Blé. "Our focus is not just on delivering packages but on shaping the future of logistics in India. We are investing right across the business to do just that and I’m thrilled to have highly experienced leaders in India to help us achieve our goals.”
Abbas Panju has also been appointed as the managing director for UPS Small Package India. Abbas joined UPS in 2006, and most recently served as managing director for UPS Middle East and Central Asia. In his new role, Abbas will report to Grégory Goba-Blé, the release added.