Michael Lütjann (47), Chief Information Officer (CIO) and a Member of the Management Board at Imperial Logistics International, which has its headquarters in Duisburg, took over the senior position of CIO for the entire logistics division of Imperial Holdings Limited, South Africa with effect from 1 April 2017. At the same time, Lütjann became a Member of the Board of Directors of the entire logistics division of Imperial. 

Before joining Imperial, Lütjann was Senior Vice President IT Management Logistics at Schenker and CIO at the logistics specialist Fiege. His tasks include developing the digital infrastructure within the logistics division and continuing to upgrade processes, working forms and business models with a view to structuring them digitally.


Michael Lütjann, photo: Imperial

Imperial Logistics International

As a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African company Imperial Holdings Limited, Imperial Logistics International is responsible for coordinating and managing all the international logistics business of Imperial Holdings Limited outside Africa. The varied portfolio of services at Imperial Logistics International, which has its headquarters in Duisburg, is separated into two divisions: the Group pools all its transport services in the Shipping, Road and Express Freight business units in the Imperial Transport Solutions division. The Imperial Supply Chain Solutions division covers all the services in the contract logistics, contract manufacturing and warehousing sectors for the Automotive, Industrial, Retail and Chemicals business units. Working together, both divisions provide a full and transparent range of services from one source along the complete supply chain. Beyond its pure logistics services, Imperial Logistics International has also become established as a process consultant for third parties, a fleet manager for outside car fleets and a provider of insurance services related to particular sectors. Imperial Logistics International employs more than 8,300 people and, including the new acquisition, Palletways, generates turnover amounting to EUR 1.6 billion at 170 business locations