Online grocery retailer, Rohlik Group has named ex Amazon executive, Erwin Brunner as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

He will be tasked with overseeing the company’s operations, including fulfillment, last mile and supply chain logistics.

Brunner previously served as the Vice President of European Operations at GoPuff and Vice President of Operations EU at Amazon where he played a pivotal role in optimizing supply chain processes, implementing new logistics solutions, and driving operational efficiencies. At GoPuff he helped drive its European expansion.

As COO of Rohlik Group, Brunner His expertise in e-commerce and operations management will be vital in scaling Rohlik Group’s business and maintaining its competitive edge in the rapidly evolving grocery market.

Speaking on his appointment, he said in a statement, “The company’s passion for improving operational execution through standardisation & automation in addition to delivering flawless customer experiences have been very important themes I have driven throughout my entire career.”

Rohlik Group’s CEO, Tomas Cupr added: “We are incredibly excited to welcome Erwin to our executive team. His proven track record at Amazon and his deep understanding of the e-commerce landscape make him the perfect fit for our ambitious growth plans. We look forward to leveraging his insights and leadership to take Rohlik Group to new heights.”

In addition to Tomas Cupr, Rohlik Group management is now comprised of Olin Novák as International CEO, Vineta Bajaj as Chief Financial Officer, Erwin Brunner as Chief Operating Officer, Ondřej Klamt as Chief Technology Officer, Mark Hübner as Chief Commercial Officer and Alžběta Doležalová as Chief People Officer.