Jürgen Vedie named Chief Operating Officer (COO) for windeln.de AG
- As COO Jürgen Vedie will be responsible for logistics, customer service and purchasing
Munich, Germany, June 15, 2016. – The supervisory board of windeln.de AG appointed Jürgen Vedie (46) as Chief Operating Officer. He will start on July 1, 2016.
During his time at zooplus AG, Jürgen Vedie was a member of the management board and contributed significantly to the successful and sustainable growth of the company. In particular, the set up and expansion of the international logistics network of zooplus AG has been successfully implemented under his leadership. Additionally, significant efficiency gains in logistics and sustainable cost savings in purchasing have been achieved. During that time the company grew from 250 to 740 million Euro revenues and reached positive EBIT. Before joining zooplus, Jürgen Vedie worked in different functions at WMF group for 10 years, lastly as managing director for one of the group’s subsidiary. Previous to that, he completed his university studies in transportation business economics and logistics at the university of Heilbronn.
„We are pleased that Jürgen Vedie joins our team as COO as he has a comprehensive and long-standing expertise in logistics, customer service and purchasing. As former management board member of the e-commerce company zooplus, he contributes a lot of relevant experience.“, says Alexander Brand, co-founder and co-CEO of windeln.de AG.
Konstantin Urban, co-founder and co-CEO of windeln.de: "As communicated earlier, we are working on various measures to improve customer experience and increase the profitability of windeln.de group. Jürgen Vedie will support these measures in purchasing and logistics significantly.“