Sean Petzer Joins TOWER as Commercial and Operations Consultant, Africa & India

READING, UK June 7th, 2017 – TOWER Cold Chain Solutions announces the appointment of Sean Petzer. Sean will support TOWER’s increasing demand for strategic growth across sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian sub-continent.

Sean Petzer has joined TOWER Cold Chain Solutions as Commercial and Operations Consultant, Africa and India. Sean brings two decades of high-level business development and management experience having worked closely within the supply-chain industry in South Africa. Sean’s CV includes spells with UTi, The World Wide Alliance and most recently CEVA Logistics.

Commenting on the appointment Chris Pollard, Chief Executive Officer, said “This is a highly significant appointment for TOWER, Sean brings considerable experience from a growing market place to TOWER and he will play a key role in the next stage of the company’s growth strategy. Sean will work with both new and existing clients in the region. I welcome Sean to the team and am sure that he will make a great success of this new role”.

In response, Sean commented “I am very excited to have joined TOWER, this is a terrific opportunity for me in supporting TOWER across this very dynamic market place. Our industry is governed by challenging regulations, tighter temperature requirements and seeks greater cost efficiencies and therefore I believe that TOWER and the KT/KTM range of containers offer class-leading compliance ensuring the safety and efficacy of the product payload across this challenging region”.

“As our customer-base has grown, so has the need to support customers in Africa and India” explained Chris Pollard, CEO. “TOWER has excellent relationships with our existing partners, of which we are very proud, and collaborating with Sean shows that we have listened to our clients: this is the first step in establishing a stronger network across this growing region”.


TOWER Cold Chain Solutions – ‘The One Way Easy Rental’ – operates across a growing global network that allows customers to take advantage of the cost savings associated with reusable shipping containers without the added burden of repositioning the shipping container. With conditioning centres across Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific, this full service provides a solution to reduce your total cost of shipping.

You can connect with Sean here

For further information about TOWER’s reusable thermal shippers visit www.towercoldchain.com/products/

About TOWER Cold Chain Solutions

TOWER Cold Chain Solutions’ range of passive KryoTrans® thermal containers provides a solution to reduce the total cost of shipping. The KryoTrans® range is not only flexible but extremely robust and based on a passive system that effectively eliminates any risk of human error once conditioned to the required temperature. TOWER provides a developing global infrastructure, with hubs creating a flexible service across Europe, the US and the Asia-Pacific region, with this new appointment starting to build capability in Africa and India.

TOWER is based at Theale, near Reading, UK, less than 30 minutes west of London’s Heathrow airport, and its other hubs are in New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Singapore and Melbourne, all supported by a global repositioning service that allows customers to take KryoTrans® containers into and from a wide range of global locations.