Geodis Wilson appoints new Automotive Director

Peter Baumann has been appointed Global Director Automotive at Geodis Wilson.

Peter Baumann has been appointed Global Director Automotive at Geodis Wilson. He will be in charge of developing and expanding the Company’s automotive logistics business worldwide. The appointment supports the company’s global growth strategy. Geodis Wilson, a leading international freight management company, is enhancing its logistics activities in the automotive sector, as well as in the pharmaceutical and hi-tech industries.

Martin Svantesson, Director of Vertical Markets, commented: “I am very pleased that Peter Baumann is joining Geodis Wilson. The rapidly changing markets demand increasingly sophisticated and flexible solutions for vertically structured industries. Peter Baumann’s competence in automotive logistics will significantly enhance our ability to deliver such solutions and assist in the further expansion of our overall servicing of vertical markets.”

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Peter Baumann, age 48, will be based in the Geodis Wilson office at Kelsterbach, Germany. He has extensive experience in the automotive logistics sector, having worked many years for companies such as Menlo Worldwide Logistics and DHL. Following completion of his studies in Transportation and Logistics at the Academy of World Trade in Frankfurt, he began his career at DHL, where he held the position of Global Account Manager, dealing with major customers in the automotive sector such as Robert Bosch. He went on to become Director of Business Development Automotive for Menlo Worldwide Logistics where he was responsible for developing automotive business in the Asia-Pacific region. He then served as Director of International Business Development in charge of Strategic Developments and Key Accounts at Menlo Worldwide Logistics and was leading the sales and marketing activities in South East Asia until joining Geodis Wilson.

About Geodis Wilson and the Geodis Group

Geodis Wilson is a leading global freight management company. With 6,400 employees in more than 50 countries the company delivers tailor-made, integrated solutions to customers enabling them to operate as ‘best in class.’ Geodis Wilson manages cargo across five continents by sea and air, making supply chains transparent and flexible to manage. Geodis Wilson is the freight forwarding arm of Geodis Group which became part of the French rail and freight group SNCF in 2008. With its 46.000 employees in 120 countries ‘SNCF GEODIS’ ranks among the top seven companies in its field in the world, is no.4 in Europe and no.1 in France.

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