Mumbai: Allcargo Logistics Ltd on Thursday named Prakash Tulsiani, former managing director of Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd, as its chief operating officer and executive director (operations).

The port-based logistics firm, part of the Avvashya Group, said Tulsiani will be responsible for Allcargo’s growth across its business verticals in India.

Tulsiani left Gujarat Pipavav on 31 May.

“With degrees in law and commerce, Tulsiani is a chartered accountant and a company secretary. He brings with him over three decades of experience and expertise in scaling businesses and expanding services," Allcargo said in a statement.

Separately, Allcargo also appointed Swiss national Martin Mueller as the chief commercial and strategy officer of the group.

He will be in charge for developing a strategic growth road map for the organization globally and expanding its leadership in existing markets, the company said.

Mueller started his career after graduation with a Master in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He was earlier a consultant with McKinsey & Co.