Samuel Israel Joins Blockchain Logistics and Shipping Platform Slync

Job Appointments | April 24, 2018 By:

Slync, an enterprise blockchain platform for the shipping, logistics and supply chain industries, has appointed Samuel Israel to its advisory board. As a regional CEO, Israel led DHL Global Forwarding for more than 10 years, where he built a multibillion-dollar logistics organization in Latin America.

“At Slync, we are committed to building an elite team globally,” said Slync CEO and Co-founder Chris Kirchner. “Samuel is the latest example of how serious we are about recruiting and acquiring the best people available to join our quest to revolutionize the global supply chain.”

Israel brings more than 35 years of logistics, freight forwarding and international trade experience to the Slync team. In addition to his time at DHL, Israel has held C-level executive positions at Damco, the forwarding arm of Maersk Group, and spent time at Panalpina as well.

“Blockchain is revolutionizing the way we interact and conduct business – its collaborative nature makes international logistics an incredible use case for the technology,” said Israel. “Slync is the best product I have seen in the market globally, and I’m delighted to have the unique opportunity to disrupt legacy processes and systems as part of this world class organization.”