Essa Al-Saleh is CEO and Board Member at Volta Trucks AB, an electric vehicle company manufacturing a re-imagined sustainable urban logistics vehicle.
Until April 2021, Essa was CEO of Agitero AG, an advisory and investment business based in Altendorf, Switzerland.
Prior to Agitero, Essa was the President and CEO of Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) based in Baar, Switzerland. During his time at Agility, Essa was instrumental in Agility`s development from a one country operation to its establishment as a leading global freight and logistics business with $4 Billion in revenues operating in over 100 countries with 18,000+ people.
Essa had been with Agility since 1998 and had various roles until he assumed the CEO position in 2007. During his time at Agility, Essa led the business successfully through various stages including the global financial crisis and the acquisition and integration of 40+ businesses across the globe and its transformation into a global network with a single operating platform and common culture.
Prior to joining Agility, Essa worked as an engineer with the Kuwait Oil Company. He was part of the team responsible for reconstructing oil fields that were damaged during the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990.
Essa has an MBA from Boston College and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University. Both degrees were earned with honors.
Essa enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, reading and being active.