Phil SHANKLEY - Executive Vice President - Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States and Baltics
- Member of the Management Board
Phil Shankley is a graduate in Economics and History from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
He began his career in 1976 with Whitbread Plc. as an Operational Manager in Transport and Distribution. From 1990 to 1992, he was Logistics Director with a subsidiary of Gallaher Plc. He joined Hays Logistics in 1992 where he was a Contract Director and later Managing Director of Hays Asset Control Solutions business.
He joined GEFCO in September 2002 as Managing Director of GEFCO UK. Between 2007 and 2008 he was based in India, examining business development opportunities. In January 2009, Phil Shankley was appointed to the Board of GEFCO, as Business Development and Marketing Director responsible for commercial development based in Paris. In May 2014, he moved to Moscow, to be the representative of the CEO in the relationship with GEFCO’s principle shareholder RZD Russian Railways. In addition, he has executive management responsibility for the ‘1520 zone’ covering the GEFCO operating companies in Russia, the Baltics, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
Executive Vice President – Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States and Baltics, Phil Shankley is a member of the GEFCO Group Executive Committee and its management board.