Hakan Bicil will manage the international business of Imperial Logistics as CEO of Imperial Logistics International B.V. & Co. KG with effect from 1 September this year. He will take the reins from Carsten Taucke, who had announced his withdrawal from the Management Board in November last year.
Bicil was most recently Chief Commercial Officer at CEVA Logistics. Prior to this, he held senior management positions at Panalpina (Executive Vice President Strategic Business Development), at the TOLL Group (Managing Director Europe and Middle East) and at Kuehne & Nagel (Senior Vice President Global Business Development).
“We’re delighted to have gained an experienced leader in Bicil, whose immense supply chain expertise makes him the ideal choice to drive our growth strategy in key European markets,” says Marius Swanepoel, CEO of Imperial Logistics. At the same time, Swanepoel thanked Carsten Taucke for his momentous contribution to the ongoing development of the international business.
“Bicil is a skilled strategic thinker with a passion for true client centricity. He will be key in delivering customised solutions that keep our clients competitive and relevant in a demanding environment, “Swanepoel concluded.