CEVA Logistics has appointed Carlos Velez Rodriguez as managing director for its Australia & New Zealand cluster.
Based in Melbourne, he will report to the company’s chief executive, Xavier Urbain.
Velez Rodriguez joins CEVA from FM Logistic where he was group managing director central Europe for the last decade and led a team of 5,000 individuals.
“He has a proven track record in the logistics sector and has held a number of commercial roles at companies in Europe, the USA and Latin America,” the company said.
Born in Colombia, he is an Austrian citizen.
Urbain said: “I am delighted to have someone of Carlos’s caliber to lead our operations in Australia & New Zealand. His extensive industry knowledge, experience in leading large organisations and his collaborative style make him an excellent successor for this critical role in this important cluster.”