The changes at ID Logistics Group also include the departure of Jerome Jacek, the former general manager in Brazil, to take over the Iberia region (comprising the countries of Spain and Portugal, as well as his predecessor Javier Echenique who was assigned to Italy. Operations Director of the Brazilian branch takes over from David Charvier .
In Brazil for twenty years, the logistics multinational ID Logistics, present in 18 countries, chooses the Brazilian executive to manage the subsidiary in the country. The promotion, decided by the French headquarters’ global board, replaces Gilberto Lima, who served as deputy general manager and director of operations. For the first time, a Brazilian was elected – all the others were foreigners. All appointments stem from ID Logistics Group’s internal promotion and underline the company’s commitment to continuous management improvement. They also confirm the multinational’s interest in its development in Europe and Latin America.
“I am very pleased with the new roles of Gilbert, Jérôme and Javier at the head of three important branches of our Group. They have an entrepreneurial character, reflecting the personality of our team and do not hesitate to step out of their comfort zone to take on new challenges. They also show that our company is reaching a certain managerial maturity in order to find the necessary resources within it to continue its development. I wish them every success in their new roles.” Eric Hémar, President of ID Logistics Group.
The new general manager of the unit in Brazil has a solid career spanning more than 25 years developing within national B2B companies, retailers and international logistics operators. Gilberto joined ID Logistics in 2015 as Director of Operations to lead local operations, recording excellent results with operational improvements and customer satisfaction ratings.
“IT IS it is an honor to be in charge of the ID Logistics team in an important and strategic country such as Brazil. We have a challenging mission to scale up quickly our operations throughout Brazil, which will be combined with the intensification of the use of new technologies, innovation, operational excellence, social and environmental responsibility. I count on the quality of our teams and the trust of our customers in facing this new challenge. This trip for sure it will be pleasant and useful for our whole team and our customers”, says Lima Junior.
David Charvier, who has been working at ID Logistics Group for four years, has been appointed for operational management. David has 25 years of experience in logistics operations and holds a master’s degree in business management from the University of Versailles with a specialty in logistics engineering.
“Since I joined ID Logistics, I have worked in operations abroad, then I returned to France and now I am coming to Brazil. I am pleased to join the Brazilian team at ID Logistics in managing our current operations and to contribute to the start-ups planned by the end of this year. Our common and complementary values, knowledge and skills will be the strength to support our current and future customers. I thank them for their welcome,” says Charvier.
In Brazil since 2019, Jerome Jacek has more than 25 years of experience in team development and management. In January 2013, he joined the ID Logistics group as General Manager of Russia and moved to the continent to become General Manager of ID Logistics Brazil.
“It is a great source of motivation to be able to contribute to the development of this historic branch of ID Logístics Iberia and be one of the leaders in a mature and competitive market. I have no doubt in the working and creative abilities of our Spanish and Portuguese teams to continue with our 2026 growth plan, based on customer experience, innovation, digital transformation and, above all, the development of our human capital. I would like to thank the Group for the trust and my various teams for their commitment, creativity and resilience“, says Jérôme Jacek, general manager of ID Logística Iberia.
In terms of Italian management, ID Logistics has appointed Javier Echenique as General Manager for Italy. Javier Echenique, former head of ID Logístics in Spain for 8 years, brings his knowledge of retail logistics, FMCG, e-commerce and pharmaceuticals to the growth of the new subsidiary. Javier has more than 10 years of experience in the company.
ABOUT LOGISTIC GROUP
The multinational ID Logistics, managed by Eric Hémar, is one of the main international logistics operators with a turnover in 2021 of 1.9 billion euros. It manages more than 360 locations in 18 countries, representing 8 million m² in Europe, America, Asia and Africa and employs 28 thousand employees. With a balanced portfolio of clients between retail, industry, healthcare and e-commerce and picking, ID Logistics offers technology solutions dedicated to sustainable development. It has more than 5,200 employees in Brazil, and they are led by General Manager Gilberto Lima. There are more than 900 thousand m² of warehouses, dedicated to the logistics of major players in the segments of retail, industry, FMCG, cosmetics and e-commerce in more than 50 distribution centers here in Brazil. ID Logistics is listed on Block A of the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0010929125).
More information: (11) 3809-3400 and www.id-logistics.com