The X2 Logistics Networks Team is a model of diversity. The unique backgrounds and
that each individual brings to the office plays a role in the success of X2 as a whole.
Born in England and settled in Asia, Richard brings more than 22 years of logistics operations and senior management experience to X2 Logistics Networks. Prior to being assigned to X2 Richard was the founder and CEO of Lognet Global of which he developed and grew the business to be a premium logistics network with member coverage in over 400 cities and 120+ countries. In 2012 Richard sold his shares of the company to the WCA FAMILY. Previous to this he was Vice President of Specialty Networks for the WCA FAMILY, where he developed niche network markets for the WCA as well as being the Managing Director for the WCA Project Network and being an integral member of the executive team. As well as gaining solid logistics networking experience, Richard has also served as Managing Director for Komatsu Thailand, General Manager for the IDS Logistics Group (Li &Fung), and National Operations Director for TNT and Project Director for Exel Logistics (Asia Pacific). Richard is also an advisor to the Board of Directors for several large conglomerates. During his career, Richard has worked extensively in the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific, being responsible for implementing successful supply chain solutions for many blue chip clients around the world. Richard brings with him a firm knowledge and extensive contacts within the global logistics industry as well as a strong understanding of International sales & marketing to help ensure that X2 will be a network for the future and will continue to add value to its members by striving to have a competitive edge in the international logistics networking arena. Richard's vision is to bring an innovative and professional approach to the world of Logistics Networking and he believes in identifying customers' value propositions and delivering on them without exception.
Jennifer has more than 10 years' experience in banking and finance industry and another 5 years working as a consultant. She has gained international experience in business as a consultant working in a broad range of industries, including in-depth financial research into global shipping ports, operational statistics on satellite technology, palm oil industries' financials and operating data, along with several other industries which required detailed analysis of the business. Most of her project work was done in response to specific requests from clients around the world. Other projects were done on an ongoing basis, which required developing a relationship with specific clients and service providers. With all these garnered skills and extensive background in customer interfacing, Jennifer brings her expertise to aid in assisting with the needs of the members of the X2 Logistics Networks
From The Land of Smiles, Patty was born and raised in Chiangmai, a northern city of Thailand which is a cultural and natural fairytale city with ethnic diversity and welcoming hospitality. Patty studied organizational psychology at the Chang Mai University. Patty has more than 12 years of experience in management and marketing within real estate industry. She has supported X2's Event Management and Administrative Coordination since 2015. With her strong management and coordination skills, she is now the Office Manager of X2 Group.
From Dundee, Scotland, Davidâ€™s first year of employment was as an office boy in a forwarderâ€™s office there. After joining H.M. Customs and Excise in Dundee, he transferred to London where he spent 5 years working at various Customs port locations. Returning to forwarding, he joined the French group SCAC on sea and air operations for 2 years. Wishing to have a role in sales, he joined a trucking operator SCA Freight, now trading as Europa. He specialised selling an express trucking service to and from France before changing to the Italian market. The services offered included hanging garment services and final delivery to clients throughout the UK. Clients included Burberry, St Laurent Rive Gauche, Dior and Benetton. He came to Thailand in 1995, joining Geodis Overseas, and setting up a national distribution service for The Inchcape Group. He also pioneered cross-border trucking between Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. His top key accounts included Seagate Technology, Dell Computer, Western Digital, Nidec and Thompson Television. This service gave clients a cheaper alternative to airfreight with comparative transit times. The cross-border operations eventually extended to Vietnam, China and Myanmar. He was also responsible for sales of Special Projects in Thailand. Other contracts won included import clearance of Volvo cars, delivery to the pre-delivery inspection area, and final delivery to showrooms, and the transport of sulphuric acid in ADR compliant tankers from Thailand to a copper mine in Laos. David has not only played a part in sales but has been responsible for setting up operations for all projects he has been involved with. He believes in a hands-on approach and getting the job done, whatever it takes. He speaks French and Italian and friends say he speaks English well for a Scotsman.
Martin was born in Latvia, a small but beautiful country with many talented and diverse people. This is where he began his career in graphic design by attending Riga Centre for Arts and Crafts, after which he began working at Manto Print Advertising Agency in Latvia. This led him to further his experience in the industry by working at several agencies, photo studios and magazine editorials. Martin is passionate about the industry he is in and in particular has a keen interest for videography and photography. His ability to take something from being a minimal concept to transforming it to the extravagant and vice versa forces him to always develop his skills and thinking of the industry. With all the above, Martin will be taking the X2 Group brand to new heights.
Shawn was born in Chennai, originally from Cochin (Kerala), and brought up in Bangkok. He studied in Bangkok at Webster University and now has an MBA Degree. Shawn has been working at X2 Group for over four years now and plays a leading role in the Customer Services Team. Self proclaimed King of communication while taking care of all client inquires from start to finish, with the utmost care and professionalism. Shawn also has a very keen interest in Motorsport and is very active in his spare time.
Daniela was born in Mexico City and is a Marketing & Business professional who has 5 years of experience in the international field by being a global citizen. She has previously worked in the personal care, trading and finance industry. Daniela enjoys cultures and interaction that allows her to strengthen her customer service skills. She believes that social connections make a positive impact on the way people's relationships develop, which makes her excited to be part of the X2 Group team. She is happy to support every X2 client and likes interacting with them while offereing a professionaly personalised service. The customer is always the priority and she instills this mindset for all exsisting X2 Group clients.
Jerry was born and raised in the Philippines. He earned a degree of Business Administration at the University of San Jose-Recoletos and minor subjects in Philosophy at Cebu Normal University, Cebu City. He worked in a bank for several years and gained knowledge on Customer Service relations, Finance and Accounting transactions. He also worked in a BPO industry where he widen his customer service relations experience dealt with American customers. He was also a Finance Officer in an International School in Bangkok. Gaining these extensive work experiences are his best weapon which he applies within X2 Group and all our clients.
South African born and the youngest of the team, Stuart completed his studies in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Marketing Management in 2018 at the IMM Graduate School of marketing in Cape Town, South Africa. He prides himself on his people skills, being able to interact with people on all levels and in a professional manner. Stuart is a network enhancement executive and is currently in charge of all social media marketing activities at X2 Group. He is excited for his future at X2 group and is eager to add as much value as possible to take the company to the next step.
Joao is originally from Portugal, in the far corner of Europe famous for its football and wine passion. He did his Supply Chain and Logistics bachelor back in Lisbon, having then moved to Sydney to study a Masters of Commerce in International Business at University of New South Wales. Currently taking the position of Membership Service Executive at X2, he is very excited to grow and consolidate the relationship between the company and its fellow members. Joao has natural passion for sports mainly football as well as financial markets and trading and investments.