What makes RAK Logistics special? Our team of associates. Each individual brings their own special experience, energy and skills. Together they complement each other and make special things happen! A dynamic group of progressive entrepreneurs from all corners of the globe who have come together to create a unique enterprise.
Board Member, Head of Europe & MENA
Michiel joined the RAK Logistics group of companies in October 2014. As the founder and owner of Rapid Logistics BV, he drove for 25 years the dynamic success and growth of Rapid in the Netherlands. Rapid was recognized in the industry as the premier privately owned 3PL on Europe’s major Gateway. Rapid’s facilities boast a GREEN award-winning state-of- the-art logistics facility at Schiphol’s busy hub supporting distribution, mission critical, last mile e-fulfillment. Michiel is a pioneer in providing a wide range of services and solutions for the market. He’s an avid sailor, skier and, most charmingly, a fun at heart, compassionate and inspiring gent or as he’d say ‘typical Dutch’. Michiel is a member of the RAK Logistics Board of Directors.
Head of USA & ASIA, COO
Dan is a well-known logistics executive who was recently promoted into a duel role as Head of USA and Asia and COO. He has over 25 years of industry experience in Europe, Asia and North America. Dan has served as a key senior executive in extremely successful global organizations throughout his career, most recently as President/CEO for a privately-held logistics firm, Weber Logistics, in the USA. Dan’s a sportsman (boating, hunting, off-track motorcycle racing, and a cross-fit enthusiast) and lives near the beach in Southern California with his family.
Finance Controller, Americas
Devita joined the RAK Logistics team as Finance Controller, Americas in June 2017.
Executive Vice President - Global Procurement & Strategic Client Business Development
Jacob serves RAK Logistics as Executive Vice President - Global Procurement & Strategic Client Business Development in Los Angeles, CA. He’s a transplant to the Golden State from beautiful Copenhagen, Denmark Forbes “Happiest Place on Earth.” His 20 years of leadership experience in global logistics, ocean, project forwarding, cold chain and trans-loading leads our supply chain solutions in North America. Jacob had executive roles at China LinQ, Formosa Container Line Taiwan and Rohde & Liesenfeld, Gmbh. He’s active as a tennis and cycling buff. Jacob lives in Los Angeles with his lovely wife, Lilly, a member of The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, home of the Golden Globes.
Managing Director, Middle East, UAE
Nour brings over 10 years of experience in the logistics industry to RAK Logistics as the Managing Director of Middle East, UAE. He has management experience in the North America and Europe market. He spent the last five years in MENA region. Nour is multilingual as he is fluent in English, Arabic, French and Spanish. He has a passion for traveling and enjoys swimming.
President A-Link Freight Inc.
Sheila joined the RAK Logistics team in January 2015 as the founder of A-Link Freight Inc., a well proven prestigious air freight forwarding company, based in Los Angeles, CA. Under her leadership in the past 20 years, A-Link has achieved top agent status with most major Asian Airlines. Sheila has been the pioneer in the China e-commerce cargo market for over 10 years. Prior to founding A-Link Freight, she worked as an Operations Manager and Special Projects Director for Dart Express Inc. She is an active badminton player and enjoys travel , Karaoke and Spa. Her statement is “Work hard and stay humble”.
Managing Director - Singapore
Tricia joined RAK Logistics team in April 2013. She manages special projects, PR, global events and marketing to RAK Logistics and its global agent network. She is responsible for determining “best fit” with agents to ensure they meet the specific criteria and performance standards required. Prior to joining RAK, she served the financial industry in Singapore as a Private Banker where she honed her people, administrative and project management skills. Her degree is from Western Australia University and her sports, as a true local, include shopping, Singapore’s best cuisine and nightlife. She works with RAK’s local foundation activities include Special Olympics.
Managing Director - Indonesia
Caroline serves as the Managing Director of RAK Logistics Indonesia with more than 15 years of logistics experience under her belt. Her experience has allowed her to understand the necessities of business nature throughout all the islands of Indonesia. She manages a well-trained team taking care of her staff always. Outside of work she is a proud mother of 2 brilliant sons and has a culinary passion. She loves to taste many kind of foods and enjoys using her experiences to cook at home.
Kharizza M. Barro
Managing Director - Philippines
Kharizza serves as the Managing Director of RAK Philippines. She has a logistics background with over 16 years of experience in the industry. She is enthusiastic about new challenges and takes pride in bringing success to RAK Philippines. Kharizza is most fulfilled when helping people grow professionally and considered herself as hardworking and ambitious person. She is a simple, fun loving person who enjoys being a wife and a doting mother. In her free time, she loves watching movies, eating ice cream, and listening to music.