GEODIS has named Antje Lochmann as the managing director of Freight Forwarding Germany, taking over from Matthias Hansen.
She took up her role on 1 November 2018 in Hamburg, succeeding Hansen who has been appointed global product head of ocean freight.
Hansen has been leading Freight Forwarding Germany for the past 12 months and will support Lochmann during a two-month transition period until December 2018.
Lochmann joined GEODIS in 2011 and has held several positions where she was responsible for sales, marketing, key accounts, tender management and sales controlling.
Her most recent role was director of national sales and marketing for GEODIS Freight Forwarding Germany.
GEODIS president and CEO for North, East and Central Europe, Thomas Kraus says: “Antje Lochmann knows the market, the freight forwarding community and our organisation through her years of experience. With her strong commitment, she has contributed significantly to the company’s success and will continue to do so in her new role.
“As part of our leadership approach, we at GEODIS put emphasis on career progression for our young executives. Therefore, I am very proud to be able to fill this important position with an in-house candidate such as Antje.”