IMPERIAL appoints Michael Lütjann to the Management Board

17.10.2016 – Duisburg – Michael Lütjann (47) has been appointed to the Management Board of IMPERIAL Logistics International, which has its headquarters in Duisburg. He has been Chief Information Officer (CIO) at IMPERIAL Logistics International since August last year.

He will also take over the position of CIO at a higher level for the logistics division of the parent company, IMPERIAL Holdings Limited, South Africa, from 2017 onwards. Before joining IMPERIAL, Lütjann was Senior Vice President IT Management Logistics at Schenker and CIO at the logistics specialist Fiege.

“We now have a proven and experienced IT expert at Management Board level; he’s expanding the digital infrastructure at our company and continuing to develop processes, forms of work and business models with regard to their digital design,” says Carsten Taucke, commenting on the appointment. The Management Board now consists of three people: Carsten Taucke (CEO), Michael Lütjann (CIO) and Thomas Schulz (CFO).

IMPERIAL Logistics International

As a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African company IMPERIAL Holdings Limited, IMPERIAL Logistics International is responsible for coordinating and managing all the international logistics business of IMPERIAL Holdings Limited outside Africa. The varied portfolio of services at IMPERIAL Logistics International, which has its headquarters in Duisburg, is separated into two divisions: the Group pools all its transport services in the Shipping, Road and Express Freight business units in the IMPERIAL Transport Solutions division. The IMPERIAL Supply Chain Solutions division covers all the services in the contract logistics, contract manufacturing and warehousing sectors for the Automotive, Industrial, Retail and Chemicals business units. Working together, both divisions provide a full and transparent range of services from one source along the complete supply chain. Beyond its pure logistics services, IMPERIAL Logistics International has also become established as a process consultant for third parties, a fleet manager for outside car fleets and a provider of insurance services related to particular sectors. IMPERIAL Logistics International employs more than 8,300 people and, including the new acquisition, Palletways, generates turnover amounting to EUR 1.6 billion at 170 business locations.

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IMPERIAL Logistics International B.V. & Co. KG
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IMPERIAL appoints Michael Lütjann to the Management Board

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