Sohar Port CEO wins top logistics accolade

MUSCAT, APRIL 21 – Mark Geilenkirchen, the CEO of Sohar Port and Freezone was presented with the prestigious ‘Energy Supply Chain Manager of the Year’ Award at the Logistics Middle East Awards 2018. The awards ceremony, which was held on April 17 in Dubai, saw the celebration of excellence across the supply chain and logistic communities in the Middle East. The ‘Energy Supply Chain Manager of the Year’ category is focused on oil majors and oil and gas logistics partners, and is associated with innovation and commitment to excellence.
Commenting on the industry recognition, Mark noted, “Since oil and natural gas, and chemical logistics are one of the key pillars of the economy in the Middle East, this award acknowledges the professional efforts of the entire Sohar team in regards to transporting and storing volatile cargo in bulk. I am extremely honoured to have been bestowed with this award and it will be the driving force to always encourage innovation and creativity to develop a sustainable future for the economy in the Sultanate.”
The Logistics Middle East Awards, which highlights the successful achievements of individuals and working within the logistics and transportation industries in the Middle East, was originally established as the Supply Chain and Transport Awards, and has been held annually since 2007. The awards highlight industry players who have made the most contributions towards innovation and success within the logistics sector, over the course of the year. The awards ceremony saw the presence of senior executives and well-known individuals from the industry and made for a special opportunity for companies working in the materials handling and logistics industries in the Middle East to celebrate a year of achievement.