Ilias Simpson to become Director Parcels & Logistics North-America and member of the bpost group Executive Committee

Ilias Simpson to become Director Parcels & Logistics North-America and member of the bpost group Executive Committee

The bpost group Board of Directors has decided, following the recommendation of bpost's Remuneration Committee, to nominate Ilias Simpson as the new CEO of Radial US. He will succeed Henri de Romrée whose mandate ends on December 1st 2020.

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Ilias Simpson (38) is senior vice president of Fulfillment Services for Radial and member of the Executive Leadership Team. He has been leading operations for Radial fulfillment centers, network optimization, engineering, continuous improvement and project management. Ilias has many years of experience in business development, lean implementation and growth strategies. Before joining Radial, he held leadership positions at Ryder, Pentair, Halliburton and Cintas. Ilias holds an MBA degree from the University of Dayton and a BA degree in Sociology from the University of North Texas. He is a member of the National Black MBA Association and is a decorated veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

 Jean-Paul Van Avermaet, CEO bpost group: “bpost is transforming successfully into an omni-commerce company. One of the strategic pillars of this transformation is Radial and its extension in Europe. Radial has shown the first profitable growth since its acquisition and this thanks to the tremendous work done by the teams in the US.
Following our internal succession planning and recommended by the Remuneration Committee, it’s my pleasure to welcome Ilias as new member of the bpost Group Executive Committee in charge of the North-American activities.
I would like to take the opportunity to especially thank Henri de Romrée for his great achievements at Radial and for the North-American activities”

Current Radial CEO, Henri de Romrée, will stay until the end of the year at Radial to organize the hand-over and the end-of-year peak with Ilias Simpson whose mandate starts on December 1st 2020.

About bpost

bpost is Belgium’s leading postal operator and a parcel and e-commerce logistics provider in Europe, North-America and Asia. We deliver mail and parcels to millions of doorsteps and provide logistic services to businesses and consumers. With over 34,000 employees in Belgium and across the globe, bpost's total operating income amounts to 3,837.8 million EUR, while reducing our impact on the environment and the communities around us.

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