Houston, 18 May 2016 – GAC North America has signaled its strategic focus on the South American oil & gas sector with the appointment of Carlos Arrieta as Regional Commercial Director – Oil and Gas, responsible for developing its network of agents and general cargo throughout the region.
Arrieta brings with him more than 40 years of industry experience to his new role. Prior to his latest appointment, he was Commercial Director, Oil & Gas for GAC North America – Logistics, after joining the Group in 2010 when it launched its oil & gas and logistics activities in the U.S.
Lars Heisselberg, Group Vice President Americas, says his appointment underlines the company’s commitment to the upstream oil and gas industry.
“GAC maintains a strong foothold in the region and this move is key element of our long-term strategy to support our oil & gas endeavours throughout the Americas. And, following the opening our sixth office in Brazil last year, our sharpened strategic focus confirms our dedication to serving the sector and growing our business in this competitive industry.”