Kerry Logistics appoints new Managing Director for Europe

Kerry Logistics has appointed Thomas Blank as its new Managing Director of Europe with immediate effect. Blank is expected to oversee the company’s strategic developments in Europe, with the goal of establishing Kerry Logistics as a preferred logistics service provider for industry and trade, and a partner for bridging Europe and Asia. Blank is due to operate out of the Kerry Logistics Central Europe office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Blank has more than 35 years of experience in logistics and international and domestic freight forwarding. Prior to this appointment he held senior positions in a number of major logistics companies across Asia and Europe including Managing Director of South East Asia for Panalpina World Transport, Senior Vice President at UTI, Managing Director at Geodis and Chief Executive Officer in Central Europe for Agility.

William Ma, Group Managing Director of Kerry Logistics said, “Thomas has cross-cultural management experience and invaluable expertise of the global logistics market. His solid industry knowledge and strong network of connections will support our expansion into high-growth niche markets, such as fashion and e-commerce logistics, in Europe and other markets.”