Ceva appoints Stephen Dean to North America cluster

World leading logistics company Ceva Logistics has hired a new senior executive to its North America cluster. Stephen Dean is to be Senior Vice President Business Development – Contract Logistics.

Dean will be based in Jacksonville, FL at the Ceva Logistics facility and will report to Executive Vice President Business Development North America, Casey Fisher.

He brings more than 30 years’ logistics experience to Ceva, including 25 in contract logistics. Dean has extensive knowhow in leading marketing, engineering and solutions teams based on senior positions held at Menlo Worldwide, Ryder Systems and Con-way.

Speaking of his new role, Dean says: “CEVA is a major player on the international stage with a great reputation and I believe there is significant potential to further enhance our portfolio of services. My relocation to Jacksonville puts me at the heart of our sales and solutions teams in North America and I’m looking forward to developing our customer offering to further grow the business.”

The new VP is also well-versed in LEAN methodologies and practices that underpin all CEVA’s international activities and will focus on developing solutions which meet the needs of both new and existing customers.

Casey Fisher said of the appointment, “Steve is a great addition to our contract logistics team in North America. His proactive approach to maximizing sales opportunities and developing tailored solutions will be a tremendous benefit to the sales function and our customers.”

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading non-asset based supply-chain management companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies.

Approximately 41,000 employees in more than 160 countries are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply-chain solutions across a variety of sectors where CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services across its integrated network.