After setting up UPS's new technology centre in Chennai to complement technology teams in the U.S. and Europe, UPS has appointed Grégory Goba-Blé as the new managing director for UPS in India. In his new role, Grégory is responsible for leading UPS Small Package, UPS SCS, and UPS India Healthcare, and will continue as a board member of MOVIN - a partnership between UPS and InterGlobe.
Grégory has held key roles in his 30-year career at UPS. He served as the managing director of UPS France. Before taking up his most recent role as vice president of the India, Middle East and Africa markets, he was vice president of Engineering for the Americas Region, which encompassed over 50 countries.
"India is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and a key healthcare hub. Grégory will help us deliver the combined power of UPS’s capabilities in India as we rapidly expand our presence to help our customers and Indian businesses grow. His leadership and diverse experience is an invaluable asset to our operations,” said Ufku Akaltan, President for UPS UK, Ireland, Nordics, and India.
"Our focus is not just on delivering packages, but on shaping the future of logistics in India,” said Grégory Goba-Blé.
In addition to the appointment of MD, UPS has also appointed Abbas Panju as the managing director for UPS Small Package India. Abbas joined UPS in 2006, and most recently served as managing director for UPS Middle East and Central Asia. In his new role, Abbas will report to Grégory Goba-Blé. His leadership and expertise will be instrumental in accelerating growth and success of UPS Small Package operations in India.