Allcargo’s Shashi Kiran Shetty awarded ‘Distinction of Commander of the Order of Leopold II’
The founder and Executive Chairman of Allcargo Logistics Ltd, Shashi Kiran Shetty has been conferred with the highest civilian honour by King Philippe, King of the Belgians. Shetty was awarded with the ‘Distinction of Commander of the Order of Leopold II’, making one of the very few global Indians to receive this honour.
At the felicitation ceremony held in Mumbai during the Annual Port of Antwerp reception, over 300 top representative of India’s corporate fraternity including the shipping and logistics industry were present to witness this decoration. Representing the port of Antwerp were Marc Van Peel – Chairman, Eddy Bruyninckx – Chief Executive Officer and H.E. Mr Karl Van Den Bossche – Consul General of Belgium in Mumbai. His Excellency Jan Luykx the ambassador of Belgium to India presented the honorary medallion to Shetty during the evening. This decoration has been awarded for Shetty’s glorious efforts in strengthening business relations between Belgium and India, particularly due to the economic initiatives of Allcargo and ECU-LINE. Spanning a career of over four decades, Shetty is the pioneer and a visionary who has taken India’s logistics industry on a global scale.