Eurora Solutions appoints Glen Ford as CEO of Australia and New Zealand operations
Eurora Solutions, a provider of artificial intelligence/machine learning backed cross-border e-commerce compliance platform, announces the appointment of Glen Ford as the CEO of Australia and New Zealand operations.
Glen brings to Eurora a broad range of global logistics and supply chain experience, having previously worked for New Zealand Post and multiple European Post offices and owning and/or setting up companies such as Parcel Monkey and GePS.
In recent years, Glen has been the CEO and Co-Owner of GePS, which he sold in 2020 since then, he has been establishing a consultancy company to bring new e-commerce solutions to market and help optimise supply chain issues for customers.
Glen said: “I have been working with cross-border trade my whole career, from postal to freight forwarding and everything in between. I am well aware of the difficulties in moving goods internationally, and that’s why Eurora, with its proprietary AI solution, is in the right place at the right moment – we can help solve a lot of compliance problems for global shippers, e-commerce marketplaces, and logistics companies.”
Glen was responsible for leading expansion efforts in the USA, mainly with Bpost (Managing Director Bpost International USA) and then with Parcel Monkey (CEO USA). Previously with DHL Global Mail, Glen served as Vice President of Product Management in various USA and UK positions. Before joining DHL Glen held several positions at Swiss Post and New Zealand Post.
Marko Lastik, Founder and Group CEO of Eurora, sees rapid growth and potential for Eurora in the Australasia region, commented: “For example, the EU is New Zealand’s third largest trading partner, accounting for 11.5% of total trade.
“New Zealand’s exports to the EU are largely dominated by agricultural products, while the EU’s exports to New Zealand are focused on manufactured goods.
“Being present for customers all across the globe ensures that our proprietary AI-powered e-commerce compliance platform can add value, lower costs for companies and consumers across the industry, and enable us to capitalise on this opportunity”.