Kerry Logistics has appointed Birte Schulz as commercial director for Europe, managing sales activities and key account management in 10 European countries.
She will be based at Kerry’s office in Hamburg, Germany and will work closely with the European managing directors and local sales teams.
Schulz will play an instrumental role in the strategic planning of customer development in accordance with the company’s global growth strategy.
The 43-year-old, who started her role on 5 March, has more than 20 years of logistics experience having held positions as head of business development and head of key account management at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics.
Kerry Logistics managing director of Europe, Thomas Blank 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.”