GEFCO Demonstrates Commitment to Growth in the UK with Senior Appointmentby Press Release on 2012-06-28 02:01:48
GEFCO today announced a new senior appointment, with John Stocker joining the company as UK Sales and Marketing Director.
John assumes responsibility for sales, marketing and communications in the UK. His primary focus will be on ensuring GEFCO UK’s continued expansion of its customer base and building on the GEFCO Group’s core strengths as a market leader in the design, implementation and operation of integrated supply chain solutions for automotive, industrial and other customers.
John Stocker arrives in his new role with extensive experience in logistics sales and marketing, specifically within the automotive sector where he has worked for 3PLs in the UK, and internationally.
John said: “I am thrilled to be joining GEFCO UK at what is a very exciting time for the company and the industry. I look forward to bringing my experience in the automotive and wider logistics sectors to help drive the company forward as the business looks to diversify and develop.”
Commenting on the appointment, Tristan Balayn, Managing Director, GEFCO UK, said: “I am very pleased that John has chosen to join GEFCO UK at such a pivotal time for the industry. His substantial experience and knowledge of the sector will prove invaluable in helping the sales and marketing team achieve the company’s growth targets.”
The GEFCO Group
GEFCO sets the standard in logistics for industry. Through its six key areas of expertise – Logistics, Gefboxsystem, Overseas, Overland, Vehicle Distribution and Customs and Tax Representation – GEFCO delivers global, innovative solutions in both domestic and international and inbound and outbound logistics for a full range of industrial requirements. Present in some 150 countries, GEFCO ranks among Europe's top ten logistics groups, with turnover of €3.7 billion in 2011. The group has a workforce of 10,363 following the integration of Gruppo Mercurio. With 400 business locations worldwide, GEFCO is developing its activities in Central Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Eastern Asia and South America.