Saleem is currently the Vice President, Commercial for the Middle East, South Asia & Africa Region as well as being part of the Regional Leadership Team at Inchcape Shipping Services. In this role, he has the responsibility for the overall development within the Region, while working with customers in the Region towards global business.
Saleem has a broad maritime experience and has worked in the ports, shipping and logistics environments for the past 22 years, with experiences in the Middle East Denmark, Kenya & Horn of Africa countries with King Abdullah Port, Gulftainer and the AP Moller – Maersk Group.
Saleem has a strong commercial background, is experienced with competitive analysis, project development, business intelligence, mapping out value propositions and executing sales strategies. He has experience covering port & terminal operations, liner shipping and supply chains having also worked with the investment in and development of liner routes, trucking fleets and container depots as well as larger infrastructure concession agreements.
He is a Mechanical Engineering graduate with a MISE diploma from Maersk Shipping Academy and an MBA from Copenhagen Business School.