Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, 2 July, 2014 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today announced the appointment of Brett Bissell as Chief Operating Officer, Contract Logistics. He will report to Xavier Urbain, CEVA’s Chief Executive Officer as a member of CEVA’s Executive Board.
Mr. Bissell joined CEVA in 2011 as Executive Vice President, Latin America, where he was responsible for leading the company’s Latin America operations, building a strong team that transformed CEVA’s business and prospects in the region. A senior executive with more than twenty years of extensive international experience, he previously served in executive positions with Flextronics International, including as Vice President and Country Manager for Brazil, as well as General Manager in Nagoya Japan. Prior to Flextronics, he served in operational roles at Qualcomm, Motorola and Toshiba.
In his new role, he will be responsible for leading strategy, process, KPIs and growing the company’s key global Contract Logistics business line.
“Brett’s strong track record and experience both at CEVA and prior to joining the company gives him an excellent understanding of Contract Logistics from the provider side as well as the customer side,” said CEVA CEO Xavier Urbain. “I am confident that under his leadership he will expand CEVA’s already strong Contract Logistics business line to deliver impeccable execution that satisfies the needs of our customers around the world.”
Bissell holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, (MSEE) from the School of Engineering, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from Union College in Schenectady, NY.