Röhlig Logistics appoints Nicolas Biard as Managing Director of its French organisation
Bremen, 11 October 2021 - Owner-managed logistics company Röhlig has appointed Nicolas Biard as Managing Director of Röhlig France with effect from 1st of October 2021. The 46- years-old sales expert succeeds Erick Achaintre, who had held this position since 2007.
Nicolas Biard began his career in 2006 at Röhlig Australia, where he worked for seven years, including as Sales Manager in Melbourne. In 2013, he returned to France, where he first managed the Toulouse branch and then became National Sales Manager for France.
Ulrike Baum, CHRO and member of the Global Executive Board, responsible for the business in France, explains: "We are very pleased to have found a successor in Nicolas Biard, who knows Röhlig France, and the network of our company, very well. Röhlig France is an important pillar in this global network and offers our customers services along the entire supply chain. Our special thanks go to his predecessor Erick Achaintre, who successfully developed our French organisation over the last 14 years, including opening our first warehouse in Lyon."
Nicolas Biard says: “I am very much looking forward to this new challenge. We currently have a great team in France and want to achieve some ambitious goals together in the coming years. Röhlig France's very good market position will help us to do this.”
Today in France, 118 employees are currently working for Röhlig at nine locations.