Linnworks have appointed retail, technology and supply chain industry leader, Chris Timmer, as its new chief executive officer to lead the company through its next stage of growth. Chris will also join Linnworks’ board of directors.
Outgoing CEO Callum Campbell, who many will have met at Linn Academy and other events over the years and has led Linnworks since 2017, will continue to serve as a director on the company’s board.
Chris Timmer brings more than two decades of leadership experience spanning strategy, corporate development, operations and talent development. He has a deep knowledge of the rapidly changing multichannel ecommerce environment, as well as a history of helping customers innovate to address the growing complexities in managing the sale and fulfillment of goods at scale. His industry expertise and network, successful M&A experience and proven track record of organic international expansion will allow Linnworks to further solidify its position as the strategic growth partner for omnichannel sellers globally.
I’m excited to join Linnworks at a time when the retail experience is continuing to evolve at a rapid pace. Linnworks is uniquely positioned to help growing brands and retailers meet the needs and high expectations of today’s modern consumer, and I look forward to working with our talented team to drive even greater customer success.– Chris Timmer, Linnworks, CEO
We are thrilled to welcome Chris as CEO of Linnworks as the leader we believe will bring the company to its next level of growth. We look forward to supporting Chris and the leadership team as Linnworks becomes the breakaway player in the IMS/OMS global marketplace.– Peter Chung, a managing director, and Grant Schachter, a principal at Marlin Equity Partners
We also want to recognize the contributions of Callum Campbell, whose leadership brought us to where we are in the Linnworks journey today.– Roland Pezzutto, a managing director, and Nigel Clifford, an operating executive at Marlin Equity Partners