Carousel bolsters European Team with two senior hires
28 November 2018
The Carousel Logistics Group, has announced the appointment of two senior members to its European management team. Thomas Griese joins the company as Chief Technology and Operations Officer (CTOO) while Marcel Andriessen takes up the role of Chief Sales Officer.
Griese and Andriessen join Carousel’s Group Board as part of its ongoing European growth strategy, following its merger with leading high-speed logistics firm LSi Logistik GmbH last year, and the recent appointment of Franz-Joseph ‘FJ’ Miller as Chairman to its Board of Directors. Miller has previously worked with both Griese and Andriessen during his time at special speed logistics company time:matters.
Carousel has announced ambitious growth plans for continental Europe in the coming years, as demand for specialist, high performance service logistics continues to rise. These appointments follow the opening of Carousel’s new Sales and Innovation Centre, which opened in Frankfurt at the “House of Logistics & Mobility” in June, and investment into its new facility in Munich. As members of the Board Griese and Andriessen will work to implement the wider strategy of the group, led by the company co-founder Graham Martin, CEO.
Griese brings with him a great wealth of experience in the development, roll-out and implementation of cloud and app-based systems and logistics service platforms. As Carousel continues to invest heavily in its technology capabilities, Griese will take the strategic lead on launching Carousel’s new service and technology platform, Gateway, and support in all future European network expansions and enhancements.
With a proven track-record for developing businesses from the sales side, Andriessen will incorporate his experience in his new role at Carousel. Andriessen will be responsible for all sales activities and will oversee growth, as Carousel seeks to continue expanding its service logistics offering to high-performance companies, within key markets.
FJ Miller, Chairman of the Board at Carousel, comments: “I am thrilled to be working with Thomas and Marcel again. In the past we’ve had great success together and they are an excellent choice for driving forward Carousel’s ambitious growth strategy.”
Commenting on the appointments Graham Martin, co-founder and CEO, says: “Both Thomas and Marcel have a proven track record for success in their respective areas, making them ideal candidates to join Carousel. Together, they make a formidable team, strengthening our growing European team to help us meet the ever-increasing demand for service-led logistics across Europe.”
For more information about Carousel or LSi Logistik, please visit carousel.eu or LSi-logistik.com.