Milan, Italy, 23 February 2012 – CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, has appointed Giuseppe Chiellino as Managing Director for CEVA Logistics in Italy. In this role, Giuseppe will be in charge of all Contract Logistics and Freight Management activities and report to Gianfranco Sgro, CEVA’s President of Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Giuseppe graduated as Industrial Engineer at The Udine University in Italy, then specialized in Business Management at ISDA of Rome in 1990, and in LEAN Production at the Italian Business School Isvor of Turin in 1991. He also completed the Senior Executive Program at Business School ESADE, one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world, in April 2009.
Gianfranco Sgro, President for CEVA in Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa, said: “I am very pleased to announce Giuseppe Chiellino’s role in Italy. His broad experience in the logistics sector, strong leadership and proven capability to achieve growth and profitability targets will be crucial to the further development of our business in this country. Giuseppe has done an excellent job of integrating our two business divisions in Spain and I’m certain he will be able to support the Company in facing local market challenges and further consolidate our position in Italy.”
Chiellino has significant experience in manufacturing, having worked for large global organizations such as FIAT. He has held several senior positions in CEVA, starting his career with the Group in 1998 in Brazil. In April 2007 Chiellino was appointed Managing Director of CEVA in Spain and was appointed Managing Director of CEVA Logistics in Iberia in August 2008.
Chiellino assumes the role from Carlo Rosa, who is moving to the role of EVP Marketing and Business Development for CEVA’s Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa region.