Skycell appoints Marrie Groeneveld as COO

Marrie Groeneveld has a 30 years track record of successful experience in the contract logistics and healthcare supply chain industry.

Marrie Groeneveld SkyCell

Skycell has appointed Marrie Groeneveld as Chief Commercial Officer, effective February 1st, 2018. Based in Switzerland, SkyCell is a leading provider of temperature-controlled container solutions and services with a special focus on serving global pharma companies and sustainability.


Continuously growing, SkyCell operates today the 4th largest pharma airfreight container fleet. Further on, it is expanding its team on multiple levels, especially in sales.

Marrie Groeneveld has a 30 years track record of successful experience in the contract
logistics and healthcare supply chain industry with some of the largest international logistics companies like, DHL, UPS, Movianto and Expeditors.

“Marrie is a natural choice for the new commercial leadership of SkyCell, as he has a proven track record, having worked in both commercial and executive leadership roles with internationally well-known service providers”, said Richard Ettl, CEO of SkyCell.
Next to Groeneveld, SkyCell has appointed Marcus Schubert (Global accounts EMEA), and Larry Tillem (Global accounts North America). To respond to the rising client requests, SkyCell will continuously expand and hire further team members in the course of the year.
Since operating, SkyCell is committed to deliver every single shipment safely and in the appropriate temperature, serving our clients in the best possible way. Therefore it is proud that its products are perceived as the safest pharma containers worldwide by its clients. SkyCell’s vision is to eliminate product loss due to temperature excursions and to constantly improve its products and services.


Marrie Groeneveld, Skycell – Chief Commercial Officer


About SkyCell:

SkyCell is the 4th largest pharma airfreight container provider with the mission to supply the safest pharma containers worldwide. This is achieved through the unique combination of hardware, software and service, enabling our clients to master logistical challenges and eliminate temperature excursion.


Twelve of the top 20 pharma companies have tested and verified SkyCell as the safest solution on the market, with less than 0.1% temperature deviations since launch. The efficient insulation and cutting edge cooling technology enable the containers to keep the temperature up to 160h.


All containers are equipped with IoT sensors, leading to a seamless supply chain through global tracking and monitoring. Based in Switzerland and with a global service station network, SkyCell is serving pharma companies around the world.