RAJA Group – the owner of Viking – has appointed its first-ever CSR Director.
Taking on the role and heading the company’s new CSR and Sustainable Development department is Brigitte Thieck. Reporting directly to CEO Danièle Kapel-Marcovici, Thieck has also joined RAJA’s group management committee.
She will be responsible for developing and managing the group’s CSR strategy in its 26 subsidiaries and 19 operating countries. Areas of focus will include CO2 emissions reduction, the purchasing policy and a sustainable product portfolio.
Thieck joins RAJA from logistics from Kuehne+Nagel, where she was National Environment Manager. She has a broad experience in environmental and CSR strategy, including a 15-year spell running her own consulting and training firm.
The pan-European reseller said the appointment reflects the strategic importance of CSR in the development of the group.