Baar, Switzerland – CEVA Logistics has appointed Milton Tadeau Pimenta as Managing Director of its Australia & New Zealand cluster. Currently head of Contract Logistics in South America for the company, he will take up his position in January 2019, reporting directly to CEO, Xavier Urbain.
He takes over from Carlos Velez Rodriguez who is leaving CEVA to pursue other career opportunities but who will work with Pimenta to ensure a smooth handover.
Pimenta joined CEVA 17 years ago and is a results driven, performance-focused team leader with a wealth of experience across both Freight Management and Contract Logistics. He has previously lived in both Australia and Asia and has extensive knowledge of the industry there.
Speaking about Pimenta’s promotion to his new role Xavier Urbain says: “Milton is a very astute operator with an energetic, commercial mind. He is a true team motivator who is ideally placed to lead the Australia & New Zealand cluster in the next step of its development. I also want to thank Carlos for his valuable contribution in the turnaround of the business there and for developing one of the most impressive Contract Logistics campuses we have in the CEVA world”.