Originally from Aberdeen and with over 30 years’ experience, Kevin has spent the last 18 years in the Middle East growing Petrasco’s global operations, and hopes to help Scottish companies looking to expand. With operations in Aberdeen, Dubai and Houston Kevin is well placed to advise companies on entry into challenging markets.
Commenting on his appointment Kevin said: “I’m honoured to become a GlobalScot and join a diverse group of businesspeople with a shared goal of assisting Scotland to promote itself on the global stage. I am looking forward to sharing my experiences and providing advice to support Scottish businesses looking to grow while at the same time I look forward to seeking assistance from other GlobalScots as we expand the Petrasco brand into other key energy markets.”
Established in 1974, Petrasco is an international logistics company which specialises in serving the energy industry through air, sea and road freight services. The company has a wealth of expertise in consultancy, expediting, export packing, offshore logistics, warehousing and distribution.
GlobalScot is a worldwide network of business leaders and experts who help businesses in Scotland grow in a competitive international market.
Julie Morrison, Head of Global Networks at Scottish Enterprise said: “Kevin has built an impressive career over the past 30 years so we are very pleased he has become the latest member of the GlobalScot network. His wealth of experience in international markets will be most helpful to companies in Scotland looking to do business overseas.
“GlobalScots provide Scotland with a network of industry leaders that are ready and willing to help companies here connect with businesses across the world. As we focus on recovering the economy from the impacts of COVID-19, this powerful network of advocates for Scotland will be more important than ever before.”
The GlobalScot network connects business leaders and other key economic figures across the world who have a passion for Scotland and want to support Scottish companies realise their global potential.
In terms of numbers, there are currently over 800 members based in more than 55 countries around the globe.
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