Thomas Gasser appointed new CEO of Competec Logistik AG

Martin Lorenz, CEO of the Competec Group
Martin Lorenz, CEO of the Competec Group

Swiss Competec Group, which includes the well-known trading companies BRACK.CH and broadliner Alltron, appoints Thomas Gasser as CEO of Competec Logistik AG and member of the Competec Group's Executive Board.

"We are very pleased that Thomas will be joining us in the future. He not only brings with him a great deal of logistics expertise and management experience, but is also burning to further develop logistics as the cornerstone of our business model and thus help shape the future of our trading group", comments Martin Lorenz, CEO of the Competec Group.

Gasser succeeds Lukas Camenzind, who has been managing the operating company of the Competec logistics centre in Willisau on an interim basis since February this year. "Together with the logistics management team, Camenzind has tackled the tasks at hand with a great deal of commitment, has done convincing leadership work and has ensured the operational business", says Martin Lorenz with thanks.

Thomas Gasser officially takes up his post on 1 July. Lukas Camenzind will accompany him intensively in the following weeks to ensure a good transition. Afterwards, Camenzind will devote himself again to his mandates as an independent consultant. Thomas Gasser has more than 15 years of experience in logistics and supply chain management. His career includes leading logistics positions at successful companies such as Migros, Fiege Logistik (Switzerland) and IWC International Watch Company. From 2016 to 2021, he was Head of Logistics and Business Development at Migros Distribution in Suhr, Aargau, where seven departments with a total of more than 150 employees reported to him. Most recently, he worked as an independent consultant and interim manager. Since 2019, he has been a moderator of the "Swiss Supply Chain Think Tank" and is a member of the examination committee for aspiring Swiss certified logistics managers at the GS1 Switzerland trade association. Thomas Gasser holds a Master's degree in Business Management from the University of St. Gallen, a Diploma in Digital Excellence from the Lausanne International Institute for Management Development and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in Boston. He is 41 years old and married.