As part of its mission to solidify its position in the Middle East as a leading global warehouse automation integrator and software publisher, Savoye has announced the appointment of Alain Kaddoum as the Middle East managing director. With Kaddoum now on board, Savoye will enhance its long-term strategy to become one of the leading providers of supply chain solutions in the region, combining hardware and software according to customer needs such as manual, semi-mechanised, mechanised, highly automated, or robotised installations.
Commenting on the new appointment, Frédéric Zielinski, managing director of Savoye EMEA, said, “Our team is proud to welcome Alain as our Middle East managing director. As we have observed from his previous experience, Kaddoum goes out of his way to ensure the success of any business he is involved in. Knowing his leadership caliber and industry expertise, paired with our support and ambitious vision, we are confident that Savoye is ready to impact the region’s supply chain industry even beyond our greatest expectations.”
For his part, Kaddoum said, “I am excited to join Savoye and enjoy seamless collaboration with the team to strengthen our presence in the Middle East through our innovative warehouse automation and software offerings. The company has a lot of potential and has a big role to play within the region's supply chain, especially that the industry is continuously evolving to accommodate new trends and to cater to the changing needs of partner industries. Together, we will develop and integrate the most efficient solutions for Savoye and add value to all of our customers.”
The recent designation of Kaddoum to the role was due to his previous experience and knowledge in the said field. He has dedicated over six years of his professional career in the intralogistics industry in the Middle East, providing him with technical background on automation and warehouse management, which will be beneficial to Savoye’s daily operations.
Kaddoum holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from INP-ENSEEIHT and a master’s degree in Automatics, Informatics, and Decisional Systems from INP Toulouse, France, in addition to other academic accomplishments and certifications.