Former Executives from Deloitte, Gilt and The Aromatherapy Company to Further Develop Logistics, Client Management and Operations for Global Commerce Platform
Hoboken, NJ – November 1, 2017 – Flow, a pioneer of the next generation for cross-border commerce, today announced that it is expanding its management team with the appointments of former Gilt executive Kat Bitanga as Director of Logistics Operations, B2C e-commerce veteran Andrew Brown as Onboarding Director and former General Manager at The Aromatherapy Company Max Artz as Chief of Staff. As part of the expansion, the Company also announced its new corporate headquarters at 2 Hudson Place in Hoboken, NJ.
“In the past, a retailer’s market was confined by geographical borders,” said Rob Keve, Flow’s co-founder and CEO. “Flow’s payment and logistic solutions remove the impediments typically associated with cross border e-commerce and allow retailers to create a localized shopping experience while selling globally. This seismic shift in the way brands and retailers sell has resulted in enormous growth and precipitated the need for us to expand our management team. Mike and I are thrilled that we found three new executives that bring diverse expertise and years of experience to Flow during this critical period of growth.”
Mr. Brown, an industry veteran with years of experience leading international teams across a broad assortment of retail clients, joins Flow as Onboarding Director. He will lead Flow’s client on-boarding process. With more than ten years of experience in the B2C e-commerce industry at Deloitte Digital, he brings in-depth knowledge of the challenges retailers face and will focus on fast and simple on-boarding.
Ms. Bitanga, who most recently managed operations in New York City, Las Vegas and Tokyo for Gilt Groupe, joins Flow as the Director of Logistics Operations. She has more than twelve years of experience in logistics, e-commerce, supply chain, distribution and warehousing. Ms. Bitanga has considerable expertise in scaling, start-ups, distribution center operations, multi-site management and shipping carriers. Her deep experience in logistics and fulfillment will be instrumental in continuously growing Flow’s broad global network.
Mr. Artz joins Flow as Chief of Staff. Prior to joining Flow, Mr. Artz served as General Manager for China for The Aromatherapy Company, managing in-country operations and being responsible for shipping products to countries around the world. He will use this experience at Flow to manage critical partnerships and special projects.
Flow’s recent growth has led to a 120% increase in employees since the beginning of the year and precipitated the need for a larger and more technologically advanced corporate headquarters. The Company’s new 10,000 square foot office at 2 Hudson Place in Hoboken, NJ. In addition, the new space is located atop a transit hub offering easy accessibility from trains, ferries and water taxis, has unobstructed views of Manhattan and provides its employees with high-tech communications capabilities.
Flow is a global commerce platform that enables brands and retailers to sell their products to customers internationally by creating a localized shopping experience. Flow automates and simplifies every aspect of the international e-commerce process for its customers, removing the challenges facing cross-border commerce by offering benefits such as multi-currency pricing, cost efficient and rapid shipping, international payment options, well-defined taxes and duties, and simple returns. Brands and retailers use Flow’s cloud-based software solution to better manage cross-border logistics, to reach a broader international customer base and to enhance the customer experience. Flow was founded by Rob Keve, CEO of customer experience pioneer Fizzback and Mike Bryzek co-founder/CTO of e-commerce giant Gilt Group.For more information, visit http://www.flow.io/.
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