SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Slync, the enterprise blockchain platform for the shipping, logistics and supply chain industries, has appointed Samuel Israel – one of the most successful and experienced executives in the logistics market – to its advisory board. As a regional CEO, Israel led DHL Global Forwarding for more than 10 years, where he built a multibillion-dollar logistics organization in Latin America.
“At Slync, we are committed to building an elite team globally,” said Slync CEO and Co-founder Chris Kirchner. “Samuel is the latest example of how serious we are about recruiting and acquiring the best people available to join our quest to revolutionize the global supply chain.”
Israel brings more than 35 years of logistics, freight forwarding and international trade experience to the Slync team. In addition to his time at DHL, Israel has held C-level executive positions at Damco, the forwarding arm of Maersk Group, and spent time at Panalpina as well.
“Blockchain is revolutionizing the way we interact and conduct business – its collaborative nature makes international logistics an incredible use case for the technology,” said Israel. “Slync is the best product I have seen in the market globally, and I’m delighted to have the unique opportunity to disrupt legacy processes and systems as part of this world class organization.”
“Samuel is intimately familiar with the challenges and opportunities facing our customers globally. His insight, experience and vast network will be invaluable as we continue to deliver results for our customers around the world. We are truly lucky to have him join our team,” added Kirchner.
For more information on Slync’s intelligent, blockchain-based platform for supply chain and logistics, visit Slync.io.
Founded in 2017, Slync is an intelligent, blockchain-based, platform revolutionizing the ways partners exchange value in the supply chain. Slync currently offers two end-to-end applications including Slync Logistics and Slync Traceability, with a third - Slync Compliance - coming later this year. Additionally, the Slync platform provides customers the ability to create customized application solutions leveraging blockchain technology for their business. Slync empowers customers to quickly and easily collaborate in a completely trusted and secure manner using blockchain, resulting in dramatic cost savings through new operational efficiencies. Learn more at www.slync.io and on Twitter and LinkedIn.