Mr. Miachael Gillett served as Chief Operating Officer at IJS Global. He has over 30 years of global freight and logistics experience, joining IJS Global in January 2007 as CEO UK & Ireland when he sold to them the highly successful UK based Lupprians Cargo Express Ltd and then assuming his current role Chief Executive Officer EMEA in April 2010 before becoming the Global Executive Vice President in August 2012. Beginning of 2014 he was then appointed Chief Operating Officer. Previous to owning and running Lupprians which he started in 1993, he had begun his career in 1979 as an airfreight export clerk, before moving in to key sales roles for such companies as Mercury International, Swedish giant ASG and US based Circle Freight International. In 1989 he took up a more general management role for M & S Shipping, one of the UK largest independent forwarders, establishing and running their Airfreight Division. During his period in the sales arena he held several trade development roles focusing initially on Scandinavia before spending a considerable number of years travelling extensively throughout Asia.