International Post Corporation (IPC) has appointed Gilad Tirosh as chief commercial and financial officer, with the role commencing January 1, 2022.
In this role, Tirosh will oversee business planning, finances, market intelligence and sustainability as well as business relations with postal members and customers, regulatory services and intercompany pricing.
Tirosh previously worked as a chief commercial officer at Israel Post, within the team that was responsible for all commercial and operational activities in e-commerce, CEP and trade, as well as international business and affairs. In this function, he managed partnerships with Amazon, Alibaba, Shein, eBay, ASOS and Next. Prior to working at Israel Post, Tirosh was the vice president of Flying Cargo, a supply chain group, and managed two subsidiaries of Kislev Group, a freight forwarding group, both in Israel.
Tirosh will replace Tom Day, who left IPC at the end of August. The new IPC executive management team will consist of Holger Winklbauer, Liam O’Sullivan, Markus Apfelbeck and Tirosh.
Winklbauer, IPC chief executive officer said, “Gilad brings solid experience in e-commerce, an in-depth understanding of the postal and logistics network and of the international postal organizations, as well as a strong knowledge of the Middle Eastern and Asian markets.”
Tirosh said, “During the pandemic, posts around the world showed resilience and flexibility as essential organizations for their national markets and played a major role in global trade. Today, the industry as a whole, and each of the posts individually, are confronted with challenges and opportunities and face the need to adjust and transform. I am happy to join IPC, a proven leader of the industry that supports posts all around the world in their transformation journey with knowledge, information and technology. I am looking forward to the challenges and opportunities and I am convinced that with the great team at IPC the company will continue to contribute positively to the industry.”