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23 September 2021

Emma BELMAIN

Planning Coordinator

Former trilingual assistant manager, it is on LinkedIn that I discovered the Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) group and its universe. The adventure began for me in September 2018  within the Louis Dreyfus Seaplane (LD Seaplane) team. I am responsible for planning the transportation of oversized sections of Airbus planes via barges, trucks as well as on our LDA ships. I also participate to the update of our quality documentary system.

10 September 2021

Bernardo FORTINI

Marine Engineer

Interview Bernardo FORTINI, Marine Engineer – LDA   1) Could you summarise your career path and present your current position? If you have evolved within LDA, could you please specify it? From a young age I have been passionate about ships and the merchant navy. There was something unusual about the maritime industry I was …

12 July 2021

Richard DEVOS

IT Project Manager - PlenR

Interview Richard DEVOS, IT Project Manager – PlenR   1/ What has been your career path so far? In my first life, I was an electrician, often involved with tasks that interested me little. Then I discovered computer science on a personal level and it was a revelation. I was doing fairly technical projects for …

17 May 2021

Dorian ERNEST

Digital Communication Officer

Job Testimonial Dorian ERNEST, Digital Communication Officer   1/ What has been your career path so far? I graduated from a STI2D baccalaureate (Science and Technology of Industry and Sustainable Development) followed by a degree in BTS Electronics. I then moved on to a professional bachelor’s degree specializing in web design and I continued with …

7 May 2021

Haidar HAMID

In-House Lawyer, Legal & Insurance Department

Job Testimonial Haidar HAMID – In-House Lawyer, Legal & Insurance Department   1/ What has been your career path so far? After my studies in business law (Masters’ degree) I started my career in large corporations such as Air France-KLM and Bolloré Transports & Logistics, before moving to a smaller real estate company named JMP …

30 April 2021

Sari Herawati

Head of Human Resources Department at SLM (SinarMas LDA Maritime)

Interview Sari Herawati – Head of Human Resources Department, SLM (SinarMas LDA Maritime)   1/ What has been your career path so far? I have had a career of more than 17 years as a HR Professional in various industries. Human Resources have been my passion since I was in junior high and it is …

9 April 2021

Fulvio Astengo

Operation & Performance Manager

Job testimonial Fulvio Astengo, Operation & Performance Manager at LDPL Middle East 1/ What has been your career path so far? I have recently reached 15 years of experience in the maritime and logistics industries, operating in different sectors and playing different roles. I started with container liner shipping, moved to maritime logistics for mining …

10 September 2021

Bernardo FORTINI

Marine Engineer

Interview Bernardo FORTINI, Marine Engineer – LDA   1) Could you summarise your career path and present your current position? If you have evolved within LDA, could you please specify it? From a young age I have been passionate about ships and the merchant navy. There was something unusual about the maritime industry I was …

12 July 2021

Richard DEVOS

IT Project Manager - PlenR

Interview Richard DEVOS, IT Project Manager – PlenR   1/ What has been your career path so far? In my first life, I was an electrician, often involved with tasks that interested me little. Then I discovered computer science on a personal level and it was a revelation. I was doing fairly technical projects for …

17 May 2021

Dorian ERNEST

Digital Communication Officer

Job Testimonial Dorian ERNEST, Digital Communication Officer   1/ What has been your career path so far? I graduated from a STI2D baccalaureate (Science and Technology of Industry and Sustainable Development) followed by a degree in BTS Electronics. I then moved on to a professional bachelor’s degree specializing in web design and I continued with …

7 May 2021

Haidar HAMID

In-House Lawyer, Legal & Insurance Department

Job Testimonial Haidar HAMID – In-House Lawyer, Legal & Insurance Department   1/ What has been your career path so far? After my studies in business law (Masters’ degree) I started my career in large corporations such as Air France-KLM and Bolloré Transports & Logistics, before moving to a smaller real estate company named JMP …

30 April 2021

Sari Herawati

Head of Human Resources Department at SLM (SinarMas LDA Maritime)

Interview Sari Herawati – Head of Human Resources Department, SLM (SinarMas LDA Maritime)   1/ What has been your career path so far? I have had a career of more than 17 years as a HR Professional in various industries. Human Resources have been my passion since I was in junior high and it is …

9 April 2021

Fulvio Astengo

Operation & Performance Manager

Job testimonial Fulvio Astengo, Operation & Performance Manager at LDPL Middle East 1/ What has been your career path so far? I have recently reached 15 years of experience in the maritime and logistics industries, operating in different sectors and playing different roles. I started with container liner shipping, moved to maritime logistics for mining …