Richard MacLaren. Picture: SEKO Logistics
SEKO Logistics has appointed Richard MacLaren as senior vice chairman of world e-commerce.
MacLaren shall be accountable for the execution and growth of the general technique and construction for SEKO’s e-commerce enterprise.
He’ll lead the SEKO staff in offering e-commerce logistics options that assist prospects obtain speedy and sustainable world provide chain development.
MacLaren brings over 20 years of expertise in provide chain, logistics, contract logistics, e-commerce and cross-border e-commerce to his new position.
Previous to becoming a member of SEKO, he was world senior vice chairman of shopper items and e-commerce at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, main groups world wide, together with Asia, Oceania, Europe and the Americas.
He was additionally a part of Hellmann’s world management staff reporting to the supervisory board in Germany.
After an early profession in finance, MacLaren moved into gross sales and business roles, adopted by a management position that included the creation of a North American third-party logistics (3PL) and provide chain consulting enterprise.
“World e-commerce demand solely continues to extend,” stated Steen Christensen, COO of SEKO. “To cross borders successfully and efficiently, retailers are in search of partnerships with logistics suppliers world wide and in particular person native markets which can be prepared to fulfill their wants.
“Richard brings this management experience. He’s the correct particular person to drive the way forward for our e-commerce enterprise and assist our prospects transfer their provide chains ahead.”
SEKO entered the e-commerce achievement market in 2011. Final 12 months, the corporate launched SEKO E-commerce, its devoted enterprise unit targeted on world e-commerce options.
“The worldwide provide chain and e-commerce market is evolving quickly, however the SEKO staff has laid the muse to reply successfully to those modifications. This staff is shifting quick with a stable technique and I really feel energized to affix this group of logistics consultants,” Maclaren stated. .
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