Hakan Bicil to take over from Carsten Taucke

2 May 2018

Duisburg, 2 May 2018 – Hakan Bicil will manage the international business of Imperial Logistics as CEO of Imperial Logistics International B.V. & Co. KG with effect from 1 September this year. He will take the reins from Carsten Taucke, who had announced his withdrawal from the Management Board in November last year.

Bicil was most recently Chief Commercial Officer at CEVA Logistics. Prior to this, he held senior management positions at Panalpina (Executive Vice President Strategic Business Development), at the TOLL Group (Managing Director Europe and Middle East) and at Kuehne & Nagel (Senior Vice President Global Business Development).

“We’re delighted to have gained an experienced leader in Bicil, whose immense supply chain expertise makes him the ideal choice to drive our growth strategy in key European markets,” says Marius Swanepoel, CEO of Imperial Logistics. At the same time, Swanepoel thanked Carsten Taucke for his momentous contribution to the ongoing development of the international business.

“Bicil is a skilled strategic thinker with a passion for true client centricity. He will be key in delivering customised solutions that keep our clients competitive and relevant in a demanding environment, “Swanepoel concluded.

Imperial Logistics

With over 30,000 employees, working across 50 countries, Imperial Logistics is a mainly African and European logistics provider of outsourced integrated value-add logistics, supply chain management and route-to-market solutions – customised to ensure the relevance and competitiveness of its clients. The group has well established capabilities in transportation, warehousing, distribution and synchronisation management, and expanding capabilities in international freight management. The business also has deep expertise across multiple industry verticals – including Agriculture, Automotive, Chemicals & Energy, Consumer Packaged Goods, Healthcare, Machinery & Equipment and Manufacturing & Mining. www.imperiallogistics.com

Contact details:
Imperial Logistics International B.V. & Co. KG
Claus Grimm
Senior Specialist Press & External Communication
Phone +49 203 3188-7551

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