A Large French Logistics Company Plans to Expand Investment in Cambodia

CMA CGM GROUP, a world’s largest shipping and logistics company, is intended to expand its investment in Cambodia.

The investment expansion plan was revealed by Mr. Rodolphe SAADE, Chairman and CEO of CMA CGM Group, when he was received by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sun Chanthol, First Vice President of the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) and High Representative of Prime Minister Samdech Moha Borvor Thipadei Hun Manet, in Paris, France on Jan. 18.

Mr. Rodolphe SAADE briefed H.E. Sun Chanthol of his company’s business activities, saying that this French container shipping company is present in 160 countries through 400 offices.

The Cambodian DPM welcomed the company’s expansion plan in Cambodia and emphasised the Royal Government’s commitment to ensuring favourable environment and providing all necessary coordination so that all investors feel warm and confident.

On the same day, H.E. Sun Chanthol also met with Ms. Sophie Viger, Managing Director of Ecole 42, which is collaborating with local partners in Cambodia to streamline its training programme.

Ecole 42 is an innovative technology education institution that offers free education with the aim of providing students with the skills and knowledge for a career in technology and software development, explained Ms. Viger, adding that students are trained through peer-to-peer pedagogy and project-based learning.

In reply, H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Sun Chanthol expressed his pleasure with the presence of Ecole 42 in Cambodia and encouraged the school to further enhance its education and training process to contribute to the Royal Government of Cambodia in human resource development in accordance with the progress of technology in the current era and with the actual demand of the Cambodian job market.

Cambodian DPM H.E. Sun Chanthol (R) and Mr. Rodolphe SAADE, Chairman and CEO of CMA CGM Group.

Cambodian DPM H.E. Sun Chanthol (R) and Ms. Sophie Viger, Managing Director of Ecole 42.