13 January 2022 - ICL, the leading provider of finished vehicle logistics software in North America, announces the hiring of Gina Tovar as Managing Director for Europe, effective 10 January, 2022. Gina Tovar and Rudolf Luttmann, current Managing Director, will initially share this role.
Gina brings a global leadership perspective to the new position with more than twenty years of experience in the automotive industry in North America and Europe. After joining Volkswagen de Mexico, she moved to the Volkswagen Group Logistics headquarters in Wolfsburg. In 2001, Gina took over the Outbound Planning and Procurement for the US and Canada at Volkswagen Group of America in Auburn Hills; here, she was introduced to ICL for the first time.
“ICL’s solutions greatly helped my team achieve performance and cost transparency. This resulted in process improvements, cost savings, and better communication with our manufacturing plants, customers, and logistics service partners in the US and Canada,” said Gina Tovar, Managing Director of ICL Germany.
In 2018, she moved from Volkswagen Group Logistics in Wolfsburg to BMW AG in Munich. Gina took over the Product Owner position for agile transformation and optimisation of inbound processes through innovation. Most recently, she was responsible for the central Planning and Management vehicle distribution for BMW’s National Sales Companies and plants in Latin America. Her focus areas: Cost transparency, digitalisation, and reduction of CO2 emissions.
“We are thrilled to welcome Gina Tovar to the ICL team. Many of us at ICL worked with Gina Tovar firsthand during her time at VWGoA. Her professionalism, knowledge, and enthusiasm will be a great addition to the ICL team.” said Patrick Donahoe, CEO, and Founder of ICL.
ICL sets the benchmark in cloud-based product supply chain visibility and invoice auditing solutions. Only ICL’s Vehicle Logistics Management System (VLMS) offers seamless integration with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and their logistics providers, for end-to-end visibility, from pre-production to dealer.
Rubicon VLS, ICL’s 3PL/4PL subsidiary, provides experienced logistics professionals and industry connections for full-service FVL network management. ICL Systems also offers a range of products for haulaway carriers, yard managers, and freight rail shippers, all designed with our core belief in the power of technology to drive efficiency in transportation and supply chain management.