BRUSSELS APRIL 2013
JEAN-LOUIS CAMBON INDUCTED INTO THE INSTITUTE'S 'HALL OF FAME
Mr. Cambon was a forceful voice for shippers, constantly championing the issues faced by the shipper industry through his work at the French Shippers’ Council (AUTF) and, later, his Chairmanship of the European Shippers Council’s (ESC) Maritime Transport Council.
“Mr. Cambon made many important contributions to the global maritime industry, but it will be his work as Chair of the Maritime Transport Council at the European Shippers Council that he will be most remembered for. He was exactly what the industry needed to help to navigate the central but sometimes challenging relationship between cargo owner and shipping line."
JOACHIM COENS CHAIRMAN OF THE GIL IN EUROPE
ABOUT GIL HALL OF FAME
The Global Institute of Logistics Hall of Fame serves as a way to recognize distinguished members of the Global logistics community. Those elected to membership in to the Hall of Fame represent the highest achievement in their field, serving as models of what can be achieved and how. Induction as a Laureate into the Global Institute of Logistics Hall of Fame is a lifetime achievement award for individuals who have made a major, positive impact on the logistics profession as visionary business leaders with a strong commitment to the community. The Global Institute of Logistics Hall of Fame Laureates will serve as inspirations to current and future generations.
Each year the Institute invites the Executive Directors of its various councils and chapters globally to nominate individuals for induction into the Institutes Hall of Fame. These nominations feed discussions about what constitutes excellence and success in individual logisticians. The goal is to improve logistics practice by identifying the outstanding logistician in the field over the course of a lifetime. Nominations are acted on by a panel of expert judges, who decide which nominee will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
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NOTES TO EDITORS
ABOUT GLOBAL INSTITUTE OF LOGISTICS
The Global Institute of Logistics (GIL) was established in 2003 under the Chairmanship of renowned US logistician and author Robert V. Delaney in response to the logistics industry’s call for “joined up thinking” amongst stakeholders in the global supply chain. GIL looks to resolve the challenges facing the global logistics chain of managing single transport modes, modal systems and targets which are set on stand-alone operations to create a seamless global logistics system.
A Think Tank, GIL brings together thought-leaders and thought-followers as part of a global knowledge network committed to building up the information base, best practices and standards. This, in turn, creates a platform through which knowledge is shared, best practice is adopted and trade developed. Today the Institute is a community of organizations and professionals from across the world that share a commitment to collaborating on global logistics solutions.
The Institute’s mission is to ‘Network the Global Logistics Community’
For further information, visit www.globeinst.org