Alessandro Menezes

United States

Alessandro Menezes has various years of experience in diversified management roles of the global container supply chain, especially international logistics, freight forwarding, ocean freight, shipping, procurement and other fields involving the cargo transportation industry and innovative global logistics strategies. He has achieved positive results regarding different aspects of the transportation services that can be scaled and customized to customer’s needs based on market conditions as well as their demands and delivery service requirements for products and materials. Projects were held in over 30 countries. He started his career at Alianca Lines, a leader in Brazilian Cabotage, acquired by the Hamburg Sud Group in 1998. At Hamburg Sud he has had an ascending career including leadership roles based out of Brazil, Germany until take over product management of the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region based out of Miami, FL. An American citizen born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, his background also includes a logistic and supply chain management role for the worlds largest soda ash exporter, which is the distribution arm for FMC, Tata Chemicals, Owens-Illinois and OCI Company. Based out of Connecticut, Alessandro developed the LAC logistics strategy (bulk vessel chartering, procurement, inventory management, etc) in order to provide efficient and cost effective marine transportation to meet customer requirements. I've also managed a vast network of distributors, agents and service representatives in LAC. Based out of Richmond (Virginia) his current role involves the logistics strategy from the various plants to LAC (network design, ocean freight, transportation procurement) @ AFTON CHEMICAL (one of the largest lubricant and petroleum/fuel additives worldwide). For continuous improvement of the best in class logistics solutions, He leads a team of direct reports not only in the Global HQ in USA but also in offices across LATAM.

  • Work
    • Afton Chemical Corporation
  • Education
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Harvard Law School
    • Business School Sao Paulo
    • Cefet-Rj
    • Universidade Federal Fluminense