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Seko Logistics yesterday announced it had appointed Steen Christensen (above, left) in the new role of chief operating officer – international, while, Paul Good (above, right) takes over as MD Australia.
“Growing companies need great people to scale at velocity and, with Steen and Paul, I am confident we have two very accomplished logistics professionals who will challenge us to grow better and faster,” president and CEO James Gagne said.
“Steen’s role is a new position for us and one that reflects the expansion of our international freight management operations and network. It also recognises the growth potential we see in the years ahead as we continue to transform and deliver exemplary growth in our global forwarding business segment.”
Texas-based Mr Christensen has enjoyed a 30-year executive career in the freight and logistics sector through senior posts with Geodis and DHL. He most recently spent four years as Hellmann Worldwide’s president and CEO for the US and Canada.
Joining Seko’s global executive leadership team, he will be responsible for its air and ocean product on a global level, key aspects of its network forwarding acquisition strategy and the continued development of the company’s global network of agents.
Meanwhile, Mr Good has had a 25-year career in the logistics sector and held country management roles in Asia Pacific. He has previously worked for Kuehne + Nagel in Indonesia, for Agility in multiple countries and ABX in Australia. Prior to joining Seko, he served as a board member of Speedmark Australia.
“Paul joins us as we embark on the next stage of Seko’s growth in Australia to lead our air, ocean and ecommerce logistics divisions to further enhance our value proposition to clients,” said Mr Gagne. “We see strong growth opportunities in Australia and Paul’s solid and impactful track record brings the business and client leadership focus needed for this next stage in our transformation.”