Ansi Arumeel, who has held several leadership positions in logistics and e-commerce companies, will join Milrem Robotics’ team as Chief Operating Officer and member of the board as of September 2023.
Arumeel has extensive leadership experience, most notably from the Estonian state-owned post and logistics company Omniva where he worked in different roles for 14 year, last two as the CEO.
Since leaving Omniva, Arumeel has been the deputy managing director of the Polish Retail Robotics, the largest Automated Parcel Machine manufacturer in Europe with ca 500 employees.
His role was keeping the focus on strategy, aligning the organisation to targets and creating the environment for the talents to succeed. He was also working with values and culture improvements, communication, KPI structure and visualisations, processes and improvement and business development.
Arumeel has a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering, Transportation Technology from TalTech – Tallinn University of Technology and an MSc. with distinction in Management of Transportation & Logistics from the Chalmers University of Technology.
“Ansi’s responsibility will be organizational development and the efficiency of operations,” said Kuldar Väärsi, CEO of Milrem Robotics. “We are significantly growing our team in the coming years and building a strong organization focused on competitiveness in the international market and providing a motivating and inspiring environment for Estonian and international talents. Ansi brings onboard excellent leadership skills and a vast experience which are very well fit to face the challenges on this path,” Väärsi added.
“I’m excited to join Milrem Robotics now, when the organisation has entered a new stage, to be scaled and prepared for future growth. As a true believer in autonomous and automated systems, I see great potential in the products and concepts the company is developing. My role will be to develop the organisation and make sure that we get the best out of the opportunities and talents that the company has,” said Arumeel.