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Anu Gavini named President & COO of Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, Inc. (STTAS) announces that Anu Gavini has been named President and Chief Operating Officer. As head of the day-to-day operations of the growing global trade compliance management company, Ms. Gavini is responsible for oversight of 750-plus international trade professionals operating out of STTAS strategic centers spanning North America, South America, Asia and Europe.

With global trade experience spanning more than 25 years, Ms. Gavini is the ideal executive to head up the company’s worldwide operations, said STTAS Chairman and CEO Tom Travis. “Anu’s proven abilities as a leader, an innovator and a strategic global thinker will serve the company well as she guides STTAS through its continuing global expansion.”

Prior to joining STTAS in 2000, Gavini spent 11 years with Chrysler Corporation (subsequently DaimlerChrysler) in numerous capacities, honing her expertise in systems, logistics, purchasing, import/export compliance activities and manufacturing. During her tenure at Chrysler, she headed the Corporate Customs group dealing with U.S. and other government customs agencies.

Ms. Gavini played an integral part in developing the STTAS approach to global trade compliance management. Powered by the international trade expertise of its professional staff, this approach is flexible in its ability to leverage multinational clients’ internal and third party information systems. Through a single-window, STTAS’ experts retrieve critical data, translate it into the language of global trade and report it to relevant government agencies and client business partners.

Anu Gavini can be reached at

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