DRONAMICS the world’s leading developer and operator of large cargo drones, announces the appointment of Roger Morris as Chief Product Officer (CPO), a new senior management team position, responsible for all customer and product activities across the business.
Roger has an enviable reputation in the delivery industry, having filled a variety of senior roles in Royal Mail Parcels and DHL Express, with extensive customer engagement, public appearances and international responsibilities. As Head of Royal Mail Parcels, Roger was responsible for the redesign and re-launch of Royal Mail’s parcel products, which deliver over half of the market volume in the UK, Europe’s largest e-commerce market. Making dramatic improvements in tracking, visibility and customer communication, he also led Royal Mail’s marketing and channel strategy and developed new web- and API-based customer solutions.
In Cemex and DHL Express, Roger led international marketing strategy programs and supported the integration of acquired businesses into Deutsche Post DHL. With M.Sc. and B.Sc. qualifications in Marketing and Finance, he joins from Flash Forward Consulting, where he supported logistics providers and users on e-commerce delivery strategy, services and technology.
Svilen Rangelov, Co-Founder & CEO at DRONAMICS said: “This is an important milestone for us, and we are thrilled by the talent we are attracting to our organization that is embracing our vision to democratize airfreight. We will continue enhancing our experienced management team who will provide additional expertise to deliver our first commercial flight in a near future.”
Roger Morris, CPO at DRONAMICS, said: “I’m very much looking forward to being part of the team that will launch the next-generation logistics networks for e-commerce, pharma, agriculture shipments, special cargo, and spare parts. I am excited to be involved in another game-changing innovation within the express logistics industry”.
About DRONAMICS: Based in London (UK) and Sofia (Bulgaria), DRONAMICS is the world’s leading developer and operator of large cargo drones. Its flagship Black Swan unmanned aircraft is able to carry 350 kg of cargo at a distance of up to 2,500 km at up to 80% lower cost than any aircraft in existence, enabling same-day shipping over very long distances for e-commerce, pharma, and time-critical shipments, at the same time reducing the carbon footprint of fast delivery by up to 70%. Founded in 2014 by the Rangelov brothers, an economist and an aerospace engineer, the company’s fast-growing team includes some of the world’s top aerospace and logistics experts and is the winner of numerous awards for innovation, including IATA’s Drone Innovation Award. A private company, DRONAMICS is funded by leading entrepreneurs and executives in aviation, logistics, and technology from the US, Europe, Africa and Asia, as well as by Founders Factory, Speedinvest and Eleven Capital. DRONAMICS is IATA’s first Strategic Partner for drones worldwide, and has been named by the European Commission as a Top 10 EU-Africa startup.
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Source: Dronamics press filing