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Caption: The IMA Award Winners 2014-15 (l-r) Cherian George, Nicolas Chaze, Leonie Zimmermann, Ludovic Vergin, Susanna Vallejo, Anders Wennberg

 Bangkok, 16 February 2015 – Geodis Wilson, one of the world’s leading freight management companies, launched its internal innovation campaign in 2011. Now being presented for the third time, the initiative is designed to encourage the creative potential of its employees worldwide. The winners of this year’s “Innovation Masters Award” (IMA) were announced at a ceremony in Bangkok on 5th of February.

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The awards, honouring the winners for outstanding internal innovative initiatives, were presented to two individuals and a small team of innovators. The winners, who received their awards from Kim Pedersen, Executive Vice President, Geodis Wilson, at the IMA Ceremony, are:

Susanna Vallejo from Spain for her CSR related project entitled ‘Citizens of the World’ to foster international mobility within the company.

Cherian George from Australia for his project entitled ‘Global Office Ranking’ to increase efficiency and to foster a performance culture.

Anders Wennberg from Sweden, Nicolas Chaze and Ludovic Vergin (both from France) for their project entitled ‘Check ‘n’ Amend Tool’ that aims at improving data quality internally as well as for the customers.

The Award attracted over 250 entries from Geodis Wilson employees and the merits of each were considered by regional judging panels. Once a short-list had been drawn up the final panel of judges, compiled of board members, selected the winners of the “Innovation Masters Award” for 2015.

The IMA-program is a product of Geodis Wilson’s corporate philosophy, which includes a commitment to become the leading innovator in the freight forwarding industry”, says Kim Pedersen. “Employee engagement is crucial to the success of this aim and we are justly proud of the standard of entries for the Award and of our dedicated employees, award-winners or not. They are all pivotal in delivering top-class customer service.”


About Geodis Wilson and the Geodis Group

Geodis Wilson is a leading, global freight management company. With around 9,000 employees in 61 countries the company delivers tailor-made, integrated logistics solutions to its customers enabling them to grow their business wordwide. Geodis Wilson – with a revenue of 2,67 bn € in 2013 – is the freight forwarding arm of Geodis Group, a subsidiary of the French rail and freight group SNCF.

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