VGP announces new Director for Urban and Last Mile Logistics
VGP NV, a European provider of high-quality logistics and semi-industrial real estate, announced the appointment of Jonny Allen as Director of Urban and Last Mile Logistics.
Jonny Allen will be responsible for developing VGP´s last mile, e-commerce and urban logistic offering to new and existing customers across all of the countries that VGP operates in.
Jonny Allen said: “With the rapid enhancements in technology and a step-change in consumer behaviour over recent years this is a very exciting time for the logistics and warehouse real estate sector. I’m very excited to be joining VGP to help support the expansion of the Company throughout Europe with their last-mile offering”.
Jan Van Geet, CEO of VGP, said: “We are very pleased to have Jonny Allen join us as our Director of Urban and Last Mile Logistics. We trust that his personality and the experience he brings to the VGP family will fit seamlessly into our culture. Over the last few months, we have strengthened our teams across the board, including Last Mile logistics and renewable energy experts, which will enhance our product offerings and deepen our engagement with our clients”.
Prior to joining VGP, Jonny worked at Amazon where he was the Head of Amazon’s European Logistics’ Real Estate team with overall responsibility for the expansion of Amazon’s last-mile and speciality fulfilment real estate network across the EU. Jonny Allen has over 17 years of real estate experience he holds a Real Estate and Property Valuation degree and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.