It was an exhilarating evening of networking as Aramex recently re-launched its presence fully into the Nigerian economy having encountered challenges with its previous entry into the country a few years ago.
At the event held in Victoria Island Lagos, the Chief Executive Office, Aramex Global, Hussein Hachem, and its Nigerian Managing Director, Faisal Jarmakani, kicked off the re-launch by sharing the latest developments and presence of Aramex in Africa, as well as insights on recent global developments in technology and innovation. The evening also featured a thoughtful discussion on how to catalyse the potentials in Nigeria’s’ diverse market with influential entrepreneurs. It was indeed an evening of great conversation, fine dining and amazing musical performances by SPAN (Society of Performing Arts Nigeria).
Aramex is a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, and a listed company on Dubai Financial Market (DFM: ARMX) employing over 17,000 employees across over 60 countries.
The Chief Executive Officer, Aramex, Hussein Hachem, who at the event affirmed the firm’s confidence in the ability of the Nigerian economy to regain its place as Africa’s biggest and fastest growing economy despite the ongoing recession, noted that the decision to invest in the Nigerian economy, despite current challenges, was a demonstration of its support for the government’s efforts to stabilise the economy and make it once more attractive to global investors.
He said that Aramex will ensure that a greater population of Nigeria are able to access e-Commerce platforms and be able to buy anything they want through the internet, adding, “We believe Nigeria is the hub for the region and we would like to connect more Nigerians to their neighbours in the region as well as to the global community.” Aramex, Hachem assured is committed to offering solutions to help shape the logistics and transportation industry using technologies that will connect Nigeria with the rest of the world, ensuring safety of goods and prompt delivery.