Brian Burke is Now Chief Growth Officer at Seko
Seko Logistics has promoted Brian Bourke to the new post of Chief Growth Officer. Responsible for the acceleration of Seko’s organic growth, he should drive Seko’s demand generation, revenue management and corporate marketing and communications initiatives. In his new role, based at Seko’s corporate headquarters in Chicago, IL., Bourke will work closely with Terry Unrein, Chief Commercial Officer, David Emerson, VP Sales & Marketing EMEA, and Seko’s global sales teams.
Bourke began his career with Seko in 2005 after receiving his BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin. He later joined Geodis Wilson as Head of Marketing Communications, before returning to Seko in 2012 as Vice President of Marketing. Speaking six languages, holding immense industry knowledge and has been responsible for the internal and external communication of the many features and benefits of Seko’s logistics solutions. Bourke has supported Seko’s international growth, helping Seko grow into a global network spanning over 120 offices in 40 countries.
Seko Logistics expects another year of growth in 2020 as it wants extend its relationships with existing and new customers, and continues to pursue prime acquisition targets to bolster its omni-channel/e-commerce, white glove solutions and value-added forwarding services. In 2019, Seko purchased Chicago-based customs brokerage and compliance consultancy, GoodShip International Inc. It also completed its largest-ever acquisition to date with the purchase of New York-based freight forwarder and cross-border ecommerce experts, Air-City, Inc., adding depth to its share of growing westbound airfreight and cross-border ecommerce trade for goods going from the U.S. to China. The move also strengthens Seko’s U.S. import services with the all-important ‘Section 321’ and Type 86 entries that are critical for cross-border ecommerce into the United States.
Source: Seko Logistics