A proven and accomplished strategic relationship builder with multi-nationals in the shipping and logistics industry. A master at selling differentiating value-added services, Stephanie has an impressive track record in key account development & sales management. Her global sales teams have accomplished the impossible and consistently delivered on demanding sales targets.
In her current role, as Global Client Manager with the number one carrier in the world A.P. Moller Maersk she will focus on the Lifestyle & Apparel Brands in the Western Region.
Formerly with MSC as Regional Mgr PNW covering WA, OR, ID, WY, & MT. Building Imp/Exp Ocean Carrier Business.
Prior to that, National Trade Lane Manager, South Asia at GEODIS and DHL Global Forwarding. Stephanie has successfully lead sales teams both nationally and globally. During her 4-year tenure with DHL, she has travelled South Asia extensively. She had a 2 year assignment in India resulted in solid business relationships with numerous key accounts.
Her success is the result of simply finding the right solution at the right time. This is made possible by her on-going commitment to continuing education and technological solutions – solutions which favorable impact key account profitability.
Stephanie could best be described as a roll-up-your sleeves pragmatist with both the education and on-hand experience to intuitively gain and maintain cooperative rapport with a wide range of diverse individuals. This more than anything has given her a distinct advantage in a very competitive industry.
Prior to joining DHL, she enjoyed great success managing strategic accounts for three of the top ten Ocean Carriers and Ocean Intermediaries.
Ms. Hughes has professional affiliations too numerous to list, but some of which include: Board of Directors member of USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain. The IBG Indian Business Group. The US Department of Commerce initiative, USiiC US India Importer’s Council.