Philip Morris International appoints new Global Fleet Manager
Huub Smeets recently joined Philip Morris International (PMI) as Global Procurement Manager for Fleet and Travel. Mr Smeets is based out of the Madrid office. In this new role Mr Smeets succeeds Almy Magalhaes, Global Fleet Manager of the Year 2018, who recently moved to Ecolab.
During his career Huub Smeets worked in similar positions for companies like Philips, IBM, Rockwell Automation as well as BMC Software. For the last 10 years, Mr Smeets was a consultant to the corporate side of the fleet and travel industry.
At PMI Mr Smeets will have the responsibility to take the Global fleet program to the next strategic maturity level by engaging and partnering with internal stakeholders and suppliers, as well as deploying global programs worldwide within the PMI network of affiliates with the aim to generate cost savings and efficiencies while maintaining a good service delivery.