KTS appoints new managers to boost logistics business

February 22, 2009 12:29 pm

Prasanna Deosthalee has been promoted to Business Development Manager – Sea Freight and Liner. He will be responsible for growing new and existing business, particularly KTS’s Sea Freight and Liner services, in both local and overseas market. Prasanna will also focus on maintaining close contact with the agency network to support their needs in the highly competitive market. An industry veteran, Prasanna brings to the position over two decades of experience in the maritime industry and strong international network. He reports to Micael Pihlblad, Shipping Manager.

Replacing Prasanna as Logistics Sales Manager is Darshana De Silva. Backed by 19 years of experience in the freight forwarding business, Darshana immediate priorities will be to guide and lead the logistics team to ensure that set targets are met. He reports directly to Logistics Manager, Kamal Boyagama.

“With Darshana’s experience and knowledge in freight forwarding and supply chain management, he will bring our expanding logistics business in Kuwait to the next level,”

says Boyagama.

General Manager Mikko Wieru says: “More professional time is required for assessments of marketing opportunities and target markets to generate leads for business growth. The new appointments fit very well with KTS’s long-term strategy to shift to a higher gear to develop and diversify our business within and out of the GCC.