Steffen Bauer appointed COO of Shipping business unit at Imperial

02.02.2017 – Duisburg. Steffen Bauer (36) took over the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) in the Shipping business unit with effect from 1 February 2017.

Duisburg. Steffen Bauer (36) took over the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) in the Shipping business unit with effect from 1 February 2017. He will be responsible for the strategic management of the Shipping business unit together with Jens Kleiner (Chief Financial Officer) in future and particularly forge ahead with developing the operations of the national and international barge, dry, tank and short sea shipping units. His responsibilities and position as Director of the Road business unit are not affected by this. “We’re reinforcing the management team in the Shipping business unit with an experienced expert in the shape of Steffen Bauer, who has already proved his strategic management skills on many occasions,” says Carsten Taucke, CEO of Imperial Logistics International. 

Bauer, who has a degree in business administration, has held various management positions at Imperial since February 2004. He was most recently CSO (Chief Strategy Officer) in the Shipping business unit.

Imperial Logistics International B.V. & Co. KG

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. www.imperial-international.com

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claus.grimm@imperial-international.com

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