Holger Wilhelm has taken up a newly created role at Imperial Logistics as executive vice-president of automotive. Wilhelm moves from Ceva Logistics where he was vice-president of business development automotive in North America.
He will now be based in Zurich, Switzerland and responsible for developing Imperial’s automotive presence in existing and new markets. The company provides logistics and supply chain services in Europe and Africa.
“Holger has a long and impressive track record working with many of the world’s leading automotive clients,” said Sandro Knecht, chief commercial officer at parent company Imperial Logistics International. “This includes establishing and managing start-up operations, and working in diverse geographies and cultures.
Knecht went on to say that Wilhelm’s experience provided the ideal background for leading the expansion of Imperial Logistics’ automotive operations.
“This is an exciting time for Imperial Logistics, as it prepares to move its international presence up to the next level,” said Wilhelm. “I look forward to the challenge of exploiting the company’s strong attributes to build its automotive business organically and geographically.”