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New Fleet Forum President of the Board as of January 1st 2019.

Updated: Jan 7, 2019

Amsterdam, December 24, 2018 - Current President Bas Janssen, has decided to step down leading the Fleet Forum board as of January 1st, 2019. With an increased workload and minding the number of years while holding the position, Bas decided to look for a successor for the role.

We are happy to announce Kevin Furniss as the new President of Fleet Forum. Kevin has been engaged with Fleet Forum since 2011. He has always been a fan of the work of Fleet Forum and this has only increased since he joined the board of Fleet Forum in 2017 as a representative of Maersk. With his experience, entrepreneurial mindset and innovative ideas, Fleet Forum can build on the great work that has been done and bring the Fleet Forum to the next level.

Bas will remain to be engaged with Fleet Forum in the role of advisor. Under the leadership of Bas, since 2012, Fleet Forum has made huge step forward. From the Annual Conference, yearly trainings and consultancy assignments, to being the active community with ongoing activities throughout the year that fleet Forum is today. We are happy to have Bas stay on in the new role, to ensure the smooth transition. 

Kevin Furniss

President of the Fleet Forum Board

Vice President - Head of Corporate Safety of A.P. Moller Maersk

About Fleet Forum

Fleet Forum is a non-profit organisation inspiring better, cleaner, safer and more effective transport around the world. We are an interagency association of more than 40 members, including NGOs, international organisations, the UN, academic institutions, donors, and corporate partners. Founded in 2003, Fleet Forum seeks to improve transport effectiveness in humanitarian organisations in low- and middle-income countries, both in the aid and development and commercial transport sectors.

Fleet Forum has emerged as a dynamic forum and gathering place for organisations with the ideas, resources, and influence to discuss and to draw attention to the critical issues that road safety, transport, and fleet management issues present to our world. We deliver a complete range of services and products that improve safety, efficiency, and effectiveness while reducing the environmental impact of transport. And in our convening role, Fleet Forum brings together all stakeholders to discuss, to learn, and to facilitate collaboration. 

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