Itasca, IL, Jan. 27, 2020– SEKO Logistics has promoted Brian Bourke to the brand-new post of Chief Growth Officer. Accountable for the acceleration of SEKO’s organic growth, Brian will drive SEKO’s demand generation, profits management and business marketing and communications efforts.
SEKO Logistics anticipates another year of development in 2020 as it extends its relationships with existing and brand-new customers, and continues to pursue prime acquisition targets to boost its omni-channel/e-commerce, white glove solutions and value-added forwarding services. In 2019, SEKO bought Chicago-based customs brokerage and compliance consultancy, GoodShip International Inc. It also finished its largest-ever acquisition to date with the purchase of New York-based freight forwarder and cross-border ecommerce professionals, Air-City, Inc., including depth to its share of growing westbound airfreight and cross-border ecommerce trade for goods going from the U.S. to China. The relocation also enhances SEKO’s U.S. import services with the all-important ‘Section 321’ and Type 86 entries that are important for cross-border ecommerce into the United States.
In his brand-new role, based at SEKO’s home office in Chicago, IL., Brian will work closely with Terry Unrein, Chief Commercial Officer, David Emerson, VP Sales & & Marketing EMEA, and SEKO’s global sales teams.
“This is a very essential consultation in the natural evolution of our organization,” said James T. Gagne, President and CEO of SEKO Logistics. “Under Brian’s leadership, we will accelerate our growth through new need generation programs to attain strong organic growth, along with our continuing acquisition focus. Part of the obligations also include guaranteeing good item and market suitable for our clients with a strong focus on yield management. Brian is a proven and highly regarded member of our executive team and, in his brand-new role, he is charged with building and leading a team to drive our development to the next level. Brian has actually also brought lots of distinct options to our Clients that we have deployed at SEKO that are best in class.”
“I could not be taking this function at a more interesting time in SEKO’s history. We have our greatest ever value proposition with the growth of our omni-channel, white glove and value-added freight forwarding services along with a distinct suite of configurable technology. Integrated with the knowledge and knowledge of our individuals, we can deliver solutions that open brand-new organisation horizons and brand-new markets for clients. Our growth will originate from accelerating our customers’ development,” Brian Bourke added.
Brian started his profession with SEKO in 2005 after getting his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin. He later signed up with Geodis Wilson as Head of Marketing Communications, prior to returning to SEKO in 2012 as Vice President of Marketing. Speaking six languages and holding enormous market knowledge, Brian has actually been responsible for the external and internal communication of the lots of functions and advantages of SEKO’s special international logistics solutions. Brian has actually supported SEKO’s international growth, assisting SEKO become a worldwide network spanning over 120 offices in 40 countries.
Brian began his profession with SEKO in 2005 after getting his BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin. Speaking 6 languages and holding immense industry knowledge, Brian has actually been accountable for the internal and external communication of the lots of features and benefits of SEKO’s unique worldwide logistics solutions. SEKO Logistics anticipates another year of growth in 2020 as it extends its relationships with existing and new clients, and continues to pursue prime acquisition targets to boost its omni-channel/e-commerce, white glove solutions and value-added forwarding services.