Big changes at Dematic

The new chief executive of Dematic ANZ, Glen Borg.

The new chief executive of Dematic ANZ, Glen Borg.

On the back of another record year where growth exceeded 18%, material handling and logistics automation company Dematic ANZ has announced two significant senior management changes.

Glen Borg has assumed the role of chief executive officer ANZ. Glen joined Dematic as an engineering graduate in 1987. Since his early roles in purchasing, manufacturing and supply chain planning, Glen has held many senior positions within Dematic including the head of consulting and general manager of the company’s Logistics Systems Division. Glen is well known to the industry having developed many of the country’s leading supply chain and distribution systems.  He is a renowned public speaker presenting leading-edge papers at a number of SMART Conferences and Dematic’s 2020 Seminars.

Simon Barrow, who held the position of general manger engineering, has been promoted to the role of chief operating officer ANZ. Simon has been responsible for Dematic’s successful project delivery team as well as overseeing the development of innovation in the Colby range of products, by Dematic’s industry-leading structural design team. He has an extensive background in engineering program and operational management gained prior to joining Dematic in early 2003.

Steve Reeve will continue in his role as CEO of Dematic’s Asia Pacific business which oversees the ANZ business. During the last five years, Steve, as dual head of Asia Pacific and ANZ, has driven tremendous growth including the establishment of a manufacturing plant in China servicing both domestic and international requirements.

Dematic’s growth throughout Asia Pacific is expected to continue to increase significantly through market development, expansion into adjacent markets and a number of key strategic acquisitions throughout the region.

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