UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced today the appointment of Yannick Mooijman as its managing director for Hungary, Greece, Romania, and Slovenia, where he is responsibile for UPS’s operations, business development and strategy. He replaces Jim Kearney, who was promoted to vice-president, finance, UPS Emerging Markets.
“Yannick has the experience to help UPS customers grow their business by tapping into cross-border and intercontinental trade flows, which are growing faster than global gross domestic production,” said Lou Rivieccio, president, UPS Europe. “Hungary, Greece, Romania, and Slovenia are growing, export-focused economies with businesses that have developed a reputation for excellence in the rest of Europe and the world. He understands our customers’ supply chains, their needs, and is poised to help them find the best approach to exporting.”
UPS first offered its services in Romania in 1990 through a service partner, and established its own operations in 2008. Today, the company services its customers through a network of three facilities, and offers connections to UPS’s global network from Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest-Otopeni, and Timisoara.
“We see great potential in Hungary, Greece, Romania, and Slovenia and we are continuously investing in our service portfolio, network, and infrastructure. UPS customers in these countries now enjoy one day faster service on our most economical, day-definite ground service when shipping to 25 countries in Europe. This improvement is part of the USD 2 billion dollar investment program in our European network which helps our customers get the extremely reliable products they are renowned for to destinations worldwide,” said Yannick Mooijman.