Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, 3 June, 2014 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies, today announced the appointment of Christophe Cachat as Chief Information Officer. He will report to Xavier Urbain, CEVA’s Chief Executive Officer and will join CEVA’s Executive Board. He will be based in Houston, Texas. Mr. Cachat joins CEVA from Kuehne + Nagel where he served as SVP IT, Americas. Prior to that he worked as CTO for ACR Logistics in the UK, with earlier roles including security, technology and engineering director roles at ALSTOM in France, Banque Indosuez (now Crédit Agricole) and CEGETEL/SFR (Vivendi group). He brings a combination of extensive industry and IT experience and expertise to CEVA and will contribute to the further advancement of the company’s IT infrastructure.
“Christophe’s experience and successful track record are great additions to CEVA,” said CEVA’s CEO Xavier Urbain. “I am confident that he will bring strong leadership to the company, while continuing to improve the technology capabilities that we provide our customers.”
“I am pleased to be joining CEVA’s senior management team and have the opportunity to expand its technology capabilities, including its key CEVA Matrix® offering,” said Mr. Cachat. “Information and technology are the backbone of any supply chain and are how our customers gain efficiency and full visibility into the movement of their goods. I look forward to growing CEVA’s capabilities in this area to the benefit of all our customers.”
Mr. Cachat assumes the CIO role from Peter Dew, who was previously named CEVA’s President, Asia Pacific.