June 13, 2018
Moanisse Bennasser and Jonathan Crestot joining as Network Ambassadors
OceanX is further strengthening its team of network ambassadors, welcoming Moanisse B. Bennasser and Jonathan Crestot.
“We are honoured to welcome, two very dynamic shipping industry experts to our team, that both have a broad experience in different markets and cultures, while sharing our passion for innovation”, stated Ruben Huber, founder of OceanX.
Moanisse B. Bennasser
Moanisse started in beverage logistics for a large french supermarket retailer in North Africa, before joining Maersk Line where he held different positions in Sales and Reefer business development. After relocating to Asia, he managed key accounts for Maersk Group’s warehousing division in Shanghai. Thereafter heading Asia to South Europe tradelane development at Damco, later on moving to inland China, achieving record growth for Damco in Hubei province.
Since 2016 he returned to Morocco, where he cofounded BNSR Int. Ltd. and is consulting international firms on their North Africa development, covering Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Sudan.
Moanisse holds a master degree in entrepreneurship from the university of Metz in France and a master of business administration from the IMFE in Malaga, Spain. He speaks French, Arabic, English, Spanish and Chinese.
Jonathan has a background in the banking and finance industry, coming into the container shipping industry when working for an international container survey company based in Brazil. He later joined CMA CGM commercial department in Hong Kong, focusing on liner shipping pricing practices. He went on to lead the procurement division of a leading french NVOCC, where he developed web-based systems for rate and space management that facilitated significant volume growth. Ocean procurement is his passion and expertise.
He has since returned to Hong Kong where he is Asia Managing Director of Advanced Supply Chain, a fast growing, UK based, logistics company that embraces the future of digital freight forwarding. Besides, Jonathan is the co-founder of a startup company in the rate management space.
Jonathan holds master degrees in economics from Sorbonne university in Paris and in management from EM Lyon Business School. He is fluent in French, English, Portuguese and Spanish.
The network’s launch conference will be held in Dubai, U.A.E. on November 26th-29th 2018.
OceanX is a non – exclusive global network of leading ocean freight providers and NVOCCs dedicated to delivering bespoke innovative solutions, in particular on FCL services, LCL consolidation, dangerous goods and chemical logistics, temperature control, as well as project cargo handling.
The organisation was founded in Switzerland by freight entrepreneurs and consultants, sharing a common goal of creating an elite group of seafreight experts to service the logistics community and is supported by experienced industry executives.