Ivan Hofmann named CEO of GLS US

News 25/06/2018

General Logistics Systems B.V. has appointed Ivan Hofmann as CEO of GLS US Inc., with immediate effect. In this position Ivan Hofmann will oversee the GLS Group’s US activities.

Ivan Hofmann supports the GLS Group in expanding its business activities in the US. At the same time he will oversee the integration of GSO and Postal Express which were acquired in October 2016 and April 2017 respectively.

In his role, which will be part-time, Ivan Hofmann will report to Rico Back, CEO Royal Mail plc.

Veteran of the transportation industry

Ivan Hofmann has held various management positions in both sales and operations functions. In 1985 he joined Roadway Package Systems (RPS), now FedEx Ground, as Vice President of Operations, later becoming President and CEO. After the acquisition by FedEx he was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of FedEx Ground.

In 2004, he co-founded ETC & Associates, a transportation consulting firm. He also serves on several Boards of Directors, primarily for transportation related companies.