Ken Allen named new Chair of ProGlove’s Supervisory Board

ProGlove has appointed former DHL Express CEO Ken Allen as new Chairperson of its Supervisory Board, effective August 1, 2022. He will add valuable insights and expertise to ProGlove, which has embarked on an ambitious growth journey together with its new majority owner Nordic Capital.

ProGlove, a global pioneer in wearable scanner solutions for innovating human-centered productivity, today announced the appointment of Ken Allen, as Chair of the Supervisory Board. Ken Allen has an extensive experience of leadership in the logistics and eCommerce industry. He was with the Deutsche Post DHL Group for over 37 years in various roles and capacities, including 13 years as a member of the board. Allen served as CEO of DHL Express and most recently as CEO of DHL eCommerce Solutions.

“I am excited to join ProGlove at this important point in the company’s development. ProGlove has built an outstanding business and is ideally positioned to grow further. I look forward to bringing in new perspectives and supporting ProGlove’s strong team, which is committed to continuing the company’s success story,” said Ken Allen, new Chair of ProGlove.

“With his extensive experience and expertise in logistics and eCommerce, Ken Allen will add great value to ProGlove, which has been growing rapidly since its foundation. Nordic Capital is convinced that the company is on a great track and looks forward to continuing our successful cooperation with ProGlove’s management team,” said Andreas Näsvik, Board member of ProGlove and Partner and Head of Industrial & Business Services, Nordic Capital Advisors.

“The fact that ProGlove was able to attract such a proven expert as Ken Allen highlights the successful development of the company. With his significant international executive experience, he will enrich the next chapters of ProGlove’s journey. Following Nordic Capital’s investment, this is an important milestone, which will support us in our endeavor to gain further momentum and enter the next phase of growth,” said Andreas König, CEO of ProGlove.

Nordic Capital has a long history of investing in Industrial & Business Services.

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