Kerry Logistics appoints Schulz as commercial director for Europe

posted on 5th March 2018 by Jordan Newton

Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) has strengthened its senior management team in Europe: on 5 March 2018, Birte Schulz (43) joined Kerry Logistics as Commercial Director Europe. In her new role, Schulz will manage sales activities and key account management in ten European countries.

Based at Kerry Logistics’ office in Hamburg, Germany, Birte Schulz will work closely with the European Managing Directors and local sales teams. As Commercial Director Europe, she will be instrumental for the strategic planning of customer development in accordance with the company’s global growth strategy.

Driving a pan-European, holistic approach to leverage cooperation and synergies, as well as further streamlining activities will be key for Kerry Logistics’ long-term organic growth in Europe.

Birte Schulz has more than 20 years of logistics experience with a strong focus on business development. She previously held positions as Head of Business Development and Head of Key Account Management at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics GmbH & Co. KG.

Thomas Blank, Managing Director of Europe, Kerry Logistics, said, “Birte’s priority will be to enhance the regional and global collaboration in our extensive network. Having such an experienced logistics and business development expert for the position of Commercial Director is a great gain for our Kerry Logistics team in Europe.”