Message from the CEO

“The best way to adapt to the fast changing African market is to have a high pace growth strategy for the Continent”

In addition to our limitless flexibility, our African network is the key asset to grow the company’s market share. Our desire to improve every day will convert challenges to big business opportunities.

Philippe Somers
Co-Founder & CEO

Career History

2019 – Present ACE 54 – Co-Founder & CEO, Dubai
2019 Deugro – VP Corporate Business Development  (Dubai)
2013 – 2018 Geodis – SVP Industrial Projects and Member of the Board, Freight Forwarding (Paris)
2006 – 2013  Geodis – SVP Industrial Projects (Paris)
2005 – 2006  AMT – Managing Director, Nigeria (Port Harcourt & Lagos)
2003 – 2005 AMT – Managing Director, USA( Houston)
2002 DHL – Director, Sakahlinsk Projects (YuznhoSakahalinsk)
2000 – 2002 DHL – Director, Industrial Projects UK & Ireland (London)
1997 – 2000 Danzas (DHL) – Director, Industrial Projects, USA  (Houston)
1995 – 1997 Panalpina – Regional Manager Oil & Energy, Middle East (Dubai)
1995 Panalpina – Country Manager, Qatar (Doha)
1994 – 1995 Panalpina – Sales & Operations Manager (Dubai)
1993 – 1994  Panalpina – Marketing Manager Oil & Energy, (Basle)
1991 – 1993 Panalpina – Branch Manager (Libreville)