PRAGUE, Czech Republic, August 7th, 2023 – Rohlik Group, a leading European online grocery retailer, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Erwin Brunner as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO). This strategic hire underscores Rohlik Group's commitment to expanding its operational excellence and market presence.
Erwin Brunner brings a wealth of experience to Rohlik Group, having previously served as the Vice President of European Operations at GoPuff and Vice President of Operations EU at Amazon. During his tenure at Amazon, Brunner played a pivotal role in optimizing supply chain processes, implementing innovative logistics solutions, and driving operational efficiencies. At GoPuff he drove European expansion. His leadership and strategic vision have been instrumental in enhancing customer experience and achieving significant growth.
A New Chapter at Rohlik Group
As COO of Rohlik Group, Brunner will oversee the company's operations, including fulfillment, last mile and supply chain logistics. His expertise in e-commerce and operations management will be vital in scaling Rohlik Group's business and maintaining its competitive edge in the rapidly evolving grocery market. Erwin Brunner adds: “I am thrilled and super excited about the opportunity of joining Rohlik. The company's passion for improving operational execution through standardization & automation in addition to delivering flawless customer experiences have been very important themes I have driven throughout my entire career. I am really looking forward to being part of this tremendous success story in the e-commerce space and I am convinced we will continue to revolutionize this industry.”
Rohlik Group's CEO Tomas Cupr commented, "We are incredibly excited to welcome Erwin to our executive team. His proven track record at Amazon and his deep understanding of the e-commerce landscape make him the perfect fit for our ambitious growth plans. We look forward to leveraging his insights and leadership to take Rohlik Group to new heights."
Rohlik Group management is now, in addition to Tomas Cupr, comprised of Olin Novák as International CEO, Vineta Bajaj as Chief Financial Officer, Erwin Brunner as Chief Operating Officer, Ondřej Klamt as Chief Technology Officer, Mark Hübner as Chief Commercial Officer and Alžběta Doležalová as Chief People Officer.