December 22, 2021 3:15 PM, EST

Tom Drury to Replace Fred Loeffel at Geodis

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Geodis has promoted Tom Drury to executive vice president of strategic development of the Americas region. Drury will take over at the end of 2021, when Fred Loeffel retires from the company after 36 years.

Drury’s promotion comes after serving more than six years as the company’s executive vice president of human resources. In his leadership role, Drury managed a team of 100, overseeing talent management, acquisition, compensation benefits, payroll and many other facets of human resources.

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“Tom is an ideal leader to continue to strengthen Geodis’ development in the Americas region, thanks to his tremendous sense of our strategy, culture and ambitious 2023 objectives,” said Mike Honious, Geodis in Americas president and CEO.


Drury (left) and Loeffel

Loeffel, who is stepping down from the position, has held leadership positions in business development, operations and strategic development at Geodis.

“On behalf of Geodis, we thank Fred for his strategic leadership, steadfast focus on execution and dedication to team mentorship that will undoubtedly continue to drive our forward momentum as we head into 2022 and beyond,” Honious said.

Loeffel was a key member of the management team that executed nine acquisitions throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe during his tenure. In addition, he led the launch of Geodis’ e-commerce platform in 1999 and helped successfully sell three arms of the company over a 15-year span.

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