Malaysia’s Plomo Group of Companies Expands to the United Kingdom

2018-07-30 10:10:33

"Opens London-based subsidiary to spearhead growth across Europe, Middle East and Africa"


London, UK – 30 July 2018 – The Plomo Group of Companies, headquartered in Subang Jaya Malaysia, has established their first international subsidiary, Plomo (UK) Ltd in London, England, and has appointed Mr Craig de Savoye as Managing Director of the new entity.

Since opening its doors in 2008 as a maritime services company, the Plomo Group of Companies has grown into a multi-disciplinary consultancy with seven subsidiaries, providing a range of products and services across the entire logistics supply chain. Plomo UK will spearhead the Plomo Group’s expansion across Europe, Middle East and Africa, ensuring that the range of Plomo’s innovative products and services are made more accessible to clients outside of Malaysia.

The Plomo Group of Companies commenced scouting for locations for their first international office in September 2017 and after extensive research of multiple maritime capitals globally, including presentations by various investment attraction boards, the Plomo Group of Companies chose London, the most historic and active global shipping capital, as the home of its newest subsidiary. Mr de Savoye, an international business development specialist with considerable experience across the maritime, oil and gas sectors, has conducted business in over 130 countries, while having lived and worked in North America, Central America, Africa, Middle East and Europe was selected to lead the new enterprise. His background within the maritime, oil, gas and logistics sectors includes training, technology and corporate finance as well as that of ship owner, charterer and broker.

Plomo Group of Companies, Group CEO, Captain Ahmad Jaafar, states “This is a day we’ve been working towards for many years. To be in London, opening our new office, is a testament to the hard work, dedication and vision of our entire team in Kuala Lumpur and we are excited for the challenge and opportunities that await us with this next step”.

Plomo UK Managing Director, Craig de Savoye, states “It is an absolute honour to work with such an ethical, forward thinking company and I am thrilled with the innovative products and services that Plomo can offer, and can’t wait to see the positive influence we will have within EMEA. We are definitely going to be turning heads and setting the standards in a lot of areas”.

Industry experts who have utilised the innovative products and services of the Plomo Group of Companies in Malaysia are excited that the group has decided to expand internationally. One expert commented, “what they do is ground-breaking and very creative. The industry will benefit greatly from this”.

For further information please contact Zulfa Ahmad, Group Marketing Executive, at +60 351 916 232 ; info@plomogroup.com