Kerry Logistics appoints Blank in Europe
27 / 10 / 2015
Kerry Logistics has appointed Thomas Blank as its new managing director of Europe with effect immediately.
Blank has over 35 years of experience in logistics and international and domestic freight forwarding, having previously served as managing director of Southeast Asia for Panalpina, senior vice president at UTI, managing director at Geodis and chief executive in central Europe for Agility.
Blank will oversee the company’s strategic developments in Europe, with the goal of establishing Kerry Logistics as a preferred logistics service provider for industry and trade, and a reliable partner for bridging Europe and Asia.
He will operate out of the Kerry Logistics central Europe office in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
Kerry Logistics Group managing director William Ma said: “Thomas has cross-cultural management experience and invaluable expertise of the global logistics market.
“His solid industry knowledge and strong network of connections will support our expansion into high-growth niche markets, such as fashion and e-commerce logistics, in Europe and other markets."
Blank’s appointment follows the passing of previous Europe managing director Gary Wilcock, who sadly passed away in June.