Jan Gerlach strengthens Peakwork board
Peakwork AG has appointed Jan Gerlach, 48, to its Executive Board as the new Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. He strengthens the now five-man managing board and is primarily responsible for the distribution of Peakwork solutions and their implementation with customers.
Jan joined Peakwork in August 2016 as VP of Project and Key Account Management. Since then, he has been responsible for the implementation of customized IT solutions for international customers. He is now also responsible for the global sales strategy, and the expansion of the network with strategic and global tourism partners.
Ralf Usbeck, CEO of Peakwork, says: "Thanks to his many years of experience across different industries and businesses, Jan Gerlach has a strategic and new look at the company and the range of solutions. In the coming years, we are planning intensive international growth with Peakwork. Jan can provide the best support. "
Jan Gerlach confirms: "I am thrilled by the dynamic nature of the company and particularly the global perspectives at Peakwork. From the customer's point of view, the growth of the leisure travel network opens up immense sales-scalable possibilities."
Jan Gerlach has spent more than 10 years in various management positions at the headquarters of Metro Cash and Carry, particularly in category management and marketing. Previously, he was a strategy consultant for OC & C Strategy Consultants for about 7 years. He graduated with a degree in Business Administration from WHU in Vallendar, Germany, the US and in France.