GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO), the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider, announced today the appointment of Alessandro Renzo as Managing Director of GXO for Italy and Switzerland. He will take over the role from Ube Gaspari, who is retiring after 25 years with the company.
“Alessandro’s commitment to continuous improvement and the implementation of new technologies has significantly contributed to GXO’s growth in Italy over the past fifteen years,” said Richard Cawston, GXO’s President, Europe. “His experience and expertise are key assets that will help us continue to unlock the full potential of our customers’ supply chains.”
Following graduation from Politecnico di Milano, where he studied management engineering, Renzo started his career at GXO in operations engineering in 2007. He has held several roles, including in business development, Business Unit Director and finally Operations Director before being appointed as Managing Director.
“I am honored by this appointment and I am looking forward to meeting this new challenge with passion and energy,” said Renzo. “I’ve learned from many great leaders, including Ube Gaspari, throughout my career at GXO and I’m excited to deploy innovative technology and automation to accelerate our growth in these important markets.”
GXO’s Italian and Swiss business units comprise more than 40 sites with a total of about 1.2 million square meters of space where the company manages logistics for nearly 100 customers, primarily in the ecommerce, fashion & luxury, retail, beauty & cosmetics, pharmaceutical, FMCG and electronics sectors. These sites include a new 20,000-square-meter state-of-the-art multi-client warehouse for the pharmaceutical sector. The facility in Settala, Italy, is equipped with industry-leading technology, temperature controls and environmental systems to optimize storage, distribution, co-packing and returns management for pharmaceutical products.
About GXO Logistics
GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO) is the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider and is GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO) is the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider and is benefiting from the rapid growth of e-commerce, automation and outsourcing. GXO is committed to providing a diverse, world-class workplace for approximately 120,000 team members across more than 900 facilities totaling approximately 200 million square feet. The company partners with the world’s leading blue-chip companies to solve complex logistics challenges with technologically advanced supply chain and ecommerce solutions, at scale and with speed. GXO corporate headquarters is in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. Visit GXO.com for more information and connect with GXO on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
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