Pall-Ex has promoted Karolina Thompson (pictured) to the new role of director of international development to head up its global expansion drive.
Thompson, who has worked for over 12 years in the Pall-Ex International team, will work closely with Mark Steele, Pall-Ex Group MD of international business units.
She will oversee the development of relationships and opportunities in territories all over the world, including Australia and the United States.
The international unit of Pall-Ex has seen a major restructure in the last two years and is currently on a major drive to sign up Master Licence holders throughout Europe and beyond.
Thompson, who took up her new post at the start of this month, said she is looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead: “This is a fantastic opportunity for me, I am grateful to Mark and the other members of the senior management team for having faith in my abilities," she said.
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“I have been working with our international colleagues across Europe for over 12 years now and my experience and knowledge means that I am well prepared to take on this challenge.
“The next few years will be really exciting as there are numerous projects on the way which will ensure Pall-Ex is the leading name in palletised freight around the world, which I can’t wait to be part of.”
Mark Steele added: “When the need for this position arose, Karolina was the perfect candidate. After working with Karolina for over a year, I have been extremely impressed with her knowledge and professionalism.
“She has an unparalleled level of understanding with the current Master Licence holders and knows what it takes to recruit quality companies to represent the Pall-Ex brand in various territories.
“I have no doubt that her commitment and skill will ensure Pall-Ex’s International ambitions are met and exceeded in the coming years.”