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Imperial appoints industry expert

[ February 8, 2019   //   ]

Imperial Logistics has appointed Holger Wilhelm to the new post of executive vice president – automotive.
Based in Zurich and reporting to chief commercial officer Sandro Knecht., he will identify and exploit opportunities to develop the company’s automotive presence n new and existing markets.
He has worked on automotive business in Germany, Poland, India and the US and joins Imperial Logistics from CEVA Logistics, where he was its US-based vice president business development automotive – North America.
His is just one of a range of sector-specific business development posts that Imperial has created. Sandro Knecht said: “Holger has a long and impressive track record working with many of the world’s leading automotive clients. This includes establishing and managing start-up operations, and working in diverse geographies and cultures.
“This experience provides the ideal background for leading the expansion of Imperial Logistics’ multi-national automotive operations – which is a key component in our overall growth plans. We are delighted to have Holger on board, and we look forward to sharing our journey with him.”
Wilhelm added: “I really appreciate this opportunity to join Imperial Logistics, and contribute to its global development. The company already has an impeccable reputation in the automotive sector, works for many of the leading manufacturers, and has a very strong team and resources.
“This is an exciting time for Imperial Logistics, as it prepares to move its international presence up to the next level. I look forward to the challenge of exploiting the company’s strong attributes to build its automotive business organically and geographically.”