Press Release
sennder Team • May 16, 2024

sennder hires former CPO of and former VP Software Engineering of C.H. Robinson to drive tech adoption in road logistics

  • As new Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer, David Vismans and Kollen Glynn will work closely together to continue to make sennder the partner of choice for shippers and carriers.

  • The two senior executives join C-suite to accelerate tech adoption in road logistics through further product development and technological innovation. 

  • Visman’s and Glynn’s appointments signal sennder's ambition to strengthen their technology leadership team to become Europe's largest FTL freight forwarder.

BERLIN, 16 May 2024 - sennder, a leading digital road freight forwarder in Europe, announces today the appointment of two senior executives to their management team, David Vismans, as their new Chief Product Officer (CPO), and Kollen Glynn as their new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). 

These appointments signal sennder’s ambition to become Europe’s leading Full Truck Load (FTL) freight forwarder, driving customer excellence through product development and technological innovation. With a sustainable business model and by bolstering its leadership for its next phase of growth, sennder is uniquely positioning itself to capitalize on the digitalization opportunities within the industry. 

In their new roles, David Vismans and Kollen Glynn will work closely together to enhance sennder’s product features and improve the overall digital platform usability and app experience to position sennder as the partner of choice for shippers and carriers alike. Together, Vismans and Glynn will be responsible for advancing the technology to deliver the products that sennder’s business partners and customers need. Both will report to CEO of sennder David Nothacker.

With over 28 years of experience in software engineering, Glynn brings decades of knowledge and expertise to sennder’s technology team as Chief Technology Officer. Formerly the VP of Core Software Engineering for industry heavyweight C.H. Robinson, as well as significant tenures at Microsoft and Boeing Defense and Space, Glynn possesses a unique set of skills and experience that will anchor sennder’s engineering capability and enable the company to enter the next phase of growth.

Vismans brings a wealth of knowledge from his engineering background and his time as CPO at, where he was responsible for product development and played a key role in the company's scaling phase. As Chief Product Officer at sennder, Vismans will oversee the company's product strategy and development, working closely with Kollen Glynn, and sennder’s Chief Commercial Officer, Katherine Boesen, to ensure sennder's product offerings continue to meet the evolving needs of customers. 

David Nothacker, Chief Executive Officer, sennder, said: "We are excited to welcome Kollen and David as two exceptional additions to our management team at a pivotal time when our industry increasingly opens up for technology adoption. Their extensive experience in software engineering and product development as well as their proven leadership skills will be invaluable in driving sennder's technology forward and helping us to further strengthen our digital advantage in the industry. With their background and experience, we are well equipped to achieve our goal of becoming Europe's largest freight forwarder in the FTL sector.“

Kollen Glynn, Chief Technology Officer, sennder, said: "I am thrilled to join sennder as a market leader and innovator at this crucial time for our industry. sennder is a tech-centric company in a market ripe with opportunity and I look forward to bringing my experience to develop and scale advanced solutions for our customers. Together, we will drive sennder's mission to make road logistics more efficient and sustainable through the use of technology.” 

David Vismans, Chief Product Officer, sennder, said: “I am hugely excited to join sennder, a digital leader committed to offering high-quality, reliable and efficient solutions to improve road logistics. Having already experienced first-hand in recent weeks the many challenges faced by carriers, their drivers and shippers across Europe, I am even more delighted to take on the meaningful task of developing the most user-friendly product, that leverages technological capabilities, including AI, to help positioning sennder as the partner of choice for carriers and shippers alike.”

The appointments underline sennder’s continued commitment to harnessing technology and data to establish an efficient road freight network. As of May 1, 2024, the company’s executive team consists of David Nothacker (Chief Executive Officer), Susanne Schroeter-Crossan (Chief Financial Officer), Katherine Boesen (Chief Commercial Officer), Anja Maassen van den Brink (Chief People Officer), David Vismans (Chief Product Officer), Kollen Glynn (Chief Technology Officer), Nicolaus Schefenacker (Managing Director), and Julius Koehler (Managing Director).

About sennder 

sennder, a leading digital road freight forwarder in Europe, is offering shippers access to a connected fleet of thousands of trucks. In a traditional industry, sennder is moving fast and focuses on the digitalization and automation of all road logistics processes. sennder deploys over 40,000 trucks across Europe, with access to more than 120,000 vehicles, and has a team of over 1,000 people. By leveraging its proprietary technology, sennder is creating an ecosystem that leads the industry into the 21st century with enhanced transparency, efficiency, and flexibility, as well as advanced sustainable transport solutions. sennder is backed by some of Europe’s leading investors including Baillie Gifford, Accel,HV Capital and Lakestar along with industry experts Poste Italiane and Scania to assure innovation and state of the art offerings.

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