Their new Managing Director Mr. Johann Padding will succeed Michael Guttrof, who left the company at the end of March 2022
|Kopf & Lübben GmbH, a Coop member in Hamburg, Bremen, and Frankfurt, has taken on a new Managing Director. Mr. Johann Padding will assume the post of Managing Director from September 2022 along with Thomas Manigk. Until his start on September 1, 2022, Thomas Manigk will be the sole Managing Director at Kopf & Lübben GmbH.
Mr. Padding will succeed Mr. Michael Guttrof, who left Kopf & Lübben GmbH, after serving the company for 13 years.
Mr. Padding has worked in this industry since completing his logistics studies in the Netherlands and he brings a wealth of experience with him. After moving to Germany, Johan Padding initially worked for some well-known shipping lines before joining an owner-operated freight forwarding company in 2001. After its takeover by Kerry Logistics in 2012, Johan Padding became the branch manager for Bremen and Hamburg from 2015.
As stated by Mr. Manigk, the Managing Director of Kopf & Lübben GmbH, “We are very pleased to have gained such an experienced and well-respected person for Kopf & Lübben. In his role as Managing Director, Mr. Padding will provide operational and strategic leadership and drive the development of the company’s ocean freight, air freight, road, and rail transportation. Additionally, he will also take charge of the partner management of our worldwide agents and suppliers as well as the IT department.”
Wishing Kopf & Lübben GmbH all the best for their future endeavours!