XPO Logistics, a leading provider of freight transportation services, has announced the appointment of Carla Nascimento as head of air and sea services for the company’s global forwarding business in Southern Europe and Morocco. Nascimento, together with Ignacio Molina, head of customs services, will share the leadership of XPO’s 30-person global forwarding team in the region.
Nascimento’s promotion follows her 2020 appointment as sales leader for Spain and Portugal, with responsibility for the development of strategic customer relationships. Prior to XPO, Nascimento held senior positions in sales and operations management during eight years with well-known transport and logistics providers. Earlier, she served as country manager for Portugal with ACN professional consultancy and was a senior consultant with Deloitte Portugal for six years. She holds a degree in international relations from Lusíada University of Lisbon.
Massimo Marsili, managing director – Southern Europe and Morocco, XPO Logistics, said, “Over the past year, Carla has made significant contributions to the business by strengthening customer relationships in Spain and Portugal. Her strong background in transport and logistics management, and her proven ability to excel, make Carla the ideal choice to lead the air and sea division for global forwarding in our region.”