Joe Bento Appointed Chief Sales Officer for SEKO Logistics
Chicago, USA (13th September, 2012) – SEKO Logistics – a global provider of supply-chain solutions , including comprehensive transportation, logistics and IT solutions – has appointed Joe Bento to its executive management team as Chief Sales Officer, based in North America.
Joe joins SEKO from CEVA Logistics where he held the positions of President of Global Freight Management, President for the Americas Region, and most recently, Executive Vice President. Joe had previously been President North America and Chief Marketing Officer for EGL prior to its acquisition by CEVA Logistics.
Joe will report to William Wascher, CEO of SEKO Global Logistics, and Mark White, President and COO, SEKO Global Logistics. In a joint statement, they said: “Joe’s appointment is a real coup for SEKO Logistics. Make no mistake, SEKO Logistics will no longer be the best kept secret in the industry, and with the addition of Joe to lead our global sales efforts, SEKO will strengthen its position in the market. Joe will work in conjunction with David Emerson and Ian Richardson, who lead our sales efforts in EMEA and ASPAC respectively.”
Commenting on his decision to join SEKO Logistics, Joe said: “It was important for me to find an organization with the right philosophy, putting people and the customer first. SEKO has a unique operating model that facilitates quick customer decision-making at the forefront and is among the top 5% of global logistics providers working under one operating system and one central database. With the upcoming and revolutionary new MySEKO release in the next 60 days, SEKO’s technology will be an industry standard for excellence. There is tremendous ambition within the SEKO organization and I want to be part of that. For me, SEKO Logistics is the future in providing customers with a smarter way of doing business.”
Founded in 1976, SEKO is a global supply chain solutions and logistics provider with more than 100 locations around the globe. SEKO deploys tailored services to the retail, consumer goods , fashion, apparel, health car , pharmaceutical , aerospace , government, high-tech, automotive, exhibiting & energy sectors.
SEKO offers a full range of supply chain solutions including global air and ocean transportation, ground transportation, freight forwarding , customs brokerage , warehousing & distribution, home delivery and contract logistics. SEKO’s IT solutions offer a broad range of real-time, web-based shipment management and data-exchange tools for a high degree of supply-chain visibly. To learn more about SEKO visit us at http://www.sekologistics.com .