Broekman Logistics, the global supply chain solutions company headquartered in Rotterdam, has announced a new CEO in Rik Pek (39) and a new CFO in Ulrich Steenken (55).
Rik Pek will step in the role of CEO of the company and assume responsibilities of Raymond Riemen, who acted as the CEO of the company since 1999. Rik, who started his career at Broekman Logistics in 2005, held multiple roles with a commercial and operational background, most lately as Managing Director of the Breakbulk Terminals and International Freight Forwarding divisions.
“I am proud that we hereby continue the successful tradition of the company to fill the top management position with a manager from our own ranks”, says Dr. Ralph-Hillard Geuther, shareholder of Broekman Logistics, “With his long service within the company, Rik is the right person to continue the course, to further optimise the activities of the company and to exploit all commercial opportunities that arise”.
Furthermore, Ulrich Steenken (55) will join the company as CFO and succeeds Diederik Günther. Building on a long term experience of several positions as CFO in the Logistics Sector, with a long career at Geodis, Kuehne + Nagel and Rohde & Liesenfeld, Ulrich according to Broekman is the qualified person to further streamline the operations of the company and to further push the digitalisation agenda and expand the proposition of data-driven logistics services.
“I am glad for the trust I gained from our shareholder and with support of the entire team, I am confident that the company will have a bright future ahead”, says Rik Pek. “Furthermore, I would like to thank Raymond and Diederik on behalf of everyone at Broekman Logistics for the work done to bring the company to where it stands now.”