Our team is made up of incredibly experienced industry ‘rock stars’, the brightest logistics talent and those that just get it. With more than 100 partners and associates based all around the world, Click & Connect is able to deliver tangible, transformational and sustainable results wherever you need them.
Being the “IT Guru” within the consulting field, Simon brings with him more than 15 years of experience all across the region working with various global brands and has successfully implemented technology solutions that transformed their logistics and supply chain operations. Simon’s specialty is in solution architecting and his ability to bring together a unique blend of technology experts within his professional network to address any challenges that come along the way.
Simon brings with him more than 15 years of IT consulting experience in logistics and supply chain management. Simon has been involved in numerous successful transportation management systems (TMS) implementations using Oracle Transportation Management (OTM). He has completed projects with global brands such as Li & Fung (LF Logistics), DB Schenker and APL Logistics. His top skills include consulting practice management, solution architecting and project management / governance.
Prior to joining Click & Connect he was the Assistant Director for Global Consulting firm BrightOrder (formerly MavenWire). As the Solution Architect, Simon led business process harmonization for workshops for LF Logistics(LFL) involving 8 countries and he was also responsible for the overall solution architecture of LFL’s Transportation Management System implementation.
Whilst working with APL Logistics, Simon led the vendor team in the implementation of APL Logistics’ Shipment Optimizer solution for a global sports apparel and footwear manufacturer. The solution scope involved the creation and management of container shipment plans for 10 different origins in Asia and multiple destinations in North America and Latin America.
Simon is a huge fan of lifelong learning. He received his M.Sc. in Supply Chain Management and B.Sc. in Computer and Information Sciences from the National University of Singapore.
Simon is cares about the environment. He is currently researching on the use of appropriate technology and methods that can be leveraged to promote circular economy and zero waste – stay tuned for more on this later.
Kris is our operations and technology expert, everyone needs one right? Kris has worked with some of the top technology organizations and specializes in digital transformation, operational optimization and automation, process improvement, business intelligence and analytics.
Kiris Kosmala, an Associate with Click & Connect, was previously the Director of Digital Operations Solutions at Royal Haskoning DHV. Mr. Kosmala was responsible for commercializing digital solutions, enabling maritime operations of ports, carriers and logistics companies.
Prior to working with Royal Haskoning DHV, Kris was Vice President, Asia for Quintiq, a supply chain planning and optimization software solutions provider. Prior Quintiq, Kris was based in Australia, the United States and Canada, where he held senior management positions in major technology companies like NBC Co Limited and Flexera Software. Kris spent 16 years of his early career with Oracle, where he held a variety of senior positions.
Kris’ experience covers full end to end, with a specialist focus on re-engineering business processes, maximizing production resources, global strategic management, strategic planning and entrepreneurship affecting shipping and trade economics.
Kris has experience across Asia, the U.S., Brazil, Europe, Australia, and Canada.
Kris finished his studies at Australian Scool of Business (University of New South Wales) in Sydney, Australia with a degree and MBA.
Andy is a commercial ‘rock star’, with more than 25 years experience in international logistics, specializing in market expansion, commercial strategy, sales operations and sales force effectiveness.
Supply chain “Rock star” Associate
As Click & Connect Associate, Andy positions the firm to help customers tackle the disruption of technology and the forging of new partners for future sustainability, challenging supply chain models and ensuring alignment in the eCommerce fulfilment age! His contributions to the Global and APAC logistics industry are acknowledged, with his 25 year career in international and domestic logistics.
Throughout his career, Andy has retained his focus on market expansion, supply chain design and technology issues, and is passionate about shaping each client’s strategy and tactics. He helps customers shape their response to the huge changes occurring within global market places, seizing upon new online technologies, and ensuring safe passage in a truly competitive economy.
He is particularly known for his work in sales force design, sales force operations, market expansion strategies, logistics design, procurement and using today’s digital solutions to deliver better results, Eg block chain, RPA, machine learning and SaaS solution strategies.
Kilian is a data nerd at heart! He just loves processes, process improvement and above all else encouraging a data-driven decision environment. His strengths are in e-commerce and logistics, with an in-depth understanding and appreciation from
the ‘seller’, service provider and consumer’s perspective.
Kilian is an expert in supply chain processes, solutions, and analytics.
Kilian started his logistics career at the lowest level and in the right place; by picking orders and driving a forklift. Kilian has spent the last 14 years assisting
multi-national and domestic companies in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore,
Thailand and the Philippines. Kilian loves to improve the operation, delight
customers and remove cost, predominantly through the use of statistical
analysis, by data application and implementing continuous process and system
Kilian has worked all across Asia Pacific and has worked in senior logistics roles
with DKSH, DHL and most recently with eCommerce.
Kilian is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and holds a Master’s Degree in
Supply Chain Management from the Rotterdam School of Management.
Manoella is a trans-disciplinary leader, having operated in more than 10 sectors and 50 countries. With 15+ years of logistics experience, she specializes in green end-to-end supply chain, market expansion, business transformation and innovation management. Manoella reconciliates sustainability and digitalization topics in a structured and efficient way
Manoella Wilbaut is an international business executive with proven expertise in business transformation, market expansion, innovation management and green end-to-end supply chain. She reconciliates sustainability and digitalization topics.
Manoella is the former global lead for commercial developments for the DP DHL group’s 100+ biggest customers; with special responsibility for deploying the DP DHL group’s 2050 zero emission strategy in three areas: people, operations and sales. She was responsible for the generation of a one billion revenue.
She held several management positions in different sectors at DHL (including aerospace, automotive, engineering & manufacturing, energy etc.) and operated in more than 50 countries. Manoella’s professional career led her to combine creativity with a strong focus on execution.
She is a well-known researcher and professor at HEC Brussels, lecturers at several European organizations, and has written a number of books, most recently on international negotiation and time management, published in French, English, Spanish and Chinese.
Thorsten is an innovation driver. In senior roles at companies like Amazon and eBay he has designed and delivered groundbreaking last mile solutions like Amazon’s own delivery service as well as Amazon Lockers. He laid the transportation foundations for the launches of amazon.it and amazon.es as well as re-structured returns shipments for eBay. Thorsten also is a co-founder of The Relentless Network; a business network consisting entirely of senior Amazon alumni with over 6,000 business contacts.
Matthew has a passion for international logistics, e-commerce, and global trade. Having spent time with both logistics providers and retail e-commerce companies, he brings unique insight and specializes in cross border logistics, product sourcing, and all things e-commerce.
Matthew McGee is a global supply chain and logistics executive with 20 years of international logistics and e-commerce experience, leading operations in Asia and the US markets. Matthew previously resided in Shanghai, China where he ran international logistics, product sourcing, factory compliance and domestic China e-commerce initiatives for Overstock.com. Matthew also has an extensive background in cross border e-commerce and global logistics where he previously held senior leadership roles at DHL and Wish.com.
Throughout his career, Matthew has guided companies in cross border e-commerce logistics, product sourcing, international logistics and supply chain management activities across various market sectors. Matthew is passionate about global trade and enjoys using his international expertise to help customers shape their global supply chain strategies.
Matthew is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and conversational in Cantonese. He previously spent 8 years living in Shanghai, China and Hong Kong.
Joseph’s 15 years of logistics experience contains successes in footwear, apparel, and consumer packaged goods. during his career, he has worked for 3PL’s and growth-stage companies forming their footprint strategy to support growth, integrating systems to provide reliable operations, and establishing transportation networks to provide dependable customer experiences.
He is passionate about providing the highest level of customer experience, whether it is the end-consumer or internal stakeholders.
Joseph has a Bachelors of Science from Texas A&M University, an MBA from St Edward’s University, and is based on Nashville, TN with his family.