ECS Group promotes CEO Adrien Thominet as executive chairman
The international General Sales & Service Agents (GSSA) firm ECS Group recently promoted its chief executive officer Adrien Thominet as executive chairman, succeeding Bertrand Schmoll, and he took over the role on August 1, 2021.
September 13, 2021: The international General Sales & Service Agents (GSSA) firm ECS Group recently promoted its chief executive officer Adrien Thominet as executive chairman, succeeding Bertrand Schmoll, and he took over the role on August 1, 2021.
“Adrien Thominet has been with ECS Group for more than 25 years, becoming its COO in 2011 and then CEO in 2017. Over the past four years, ECS Group has seen enormous development, both in-network and client base growth, as well as in innovation and technology,” reads the release.
ECS Group executive chairman Adrien Thominet, said, “Today, more than ever, the air cargo industry is at a crossroads, and our ambition as the leading worldwide GSSA, is to provide the optimum support to our customers in this changing environment. We are therefore committed to continuously improving and developing innovative, sustainable, high value-added solutions and services to best serve them.”
“We will soon be publishing the results of our revised commercial direction with the launch of our Augmented GSA concept in the coming weeks,” he disclosed.
The release further reads, “ECS offers airline customers a Total Cargo Management (TCM) concept, alongside a wide range of “à la carte” services and abilities. By investing heavily in digitalisation, successfully introducing and adapting a range of inhouse business intelligence and training platform tools, ECS Group ensures complete alignment with the evolving needs of its airline customers.”
ECS today represents over 150 airlines of all sizes across the globe, and provides capacity support to around 10,000 freight forwarders. The group has seen exponential development on all continents, and now numbers more than 1,200 employees across 167 subsidiaries in 50 countries within APAC, Europe, North America, and Latin America. In 2020, it transported a record 1,1 million tons of cargo.