Hoofddorp, the Netherlands 13 December, 2016 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s largest supply chain management companies has announced the appointment of Carlos Velez Rodriguez as Managing Director for its Australia & New Zealand cluster. Based in Melbourne, he will report to the company's Chief Executive Officer, Xavier Urbain.
Velez Rodriguez joins CEVA from FM Logistic where he was Group Managing Director Central Europe for the last decade and led a team of 5,000 individuals. He has a proven track record in the logistics sector and has held a number of commercial roles at companies in Europe, the USA and Latin America. Born in Colombia, he is an Austrian citizen.
His appointment is effective immediately. Commenting on Velez Rodriguez's arrival, Xavier Urbain says: "I am delighted to have someone of Carlos’s caliber to lead our operations in Australia & New Zealand. His extensive industry knowledge, experience in leading large organizations and his collaborative style make him an excellent successor for this critical role in this important cluster."
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CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading non-asset based supply-chain management companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. Approximately 41,000 employees in more than 160 countries are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply-chain solutions across a variety of sectors where CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services across its integrated network. For more information, please visit www.cevalogistics.com.
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