Hugo Roppel

Founding Partner, CEO

Hugo’s experience with major “SCM execution” companies in CEO positions in the USA and Switzerland spans over 43 years. In 2001 he founded GLG – Geneva Logistics Group – with its head quarter in Geneva/Switzerland. The main objective was to develop the theoretical SCM and SCM execution know-how in the Geneva area (Western Switzerland) and designing the methods for day to day practical use. Within this mission, the GLG group established intercontinental transport companies and fine logistics entities in Europe and initiated the construction of adequate infrastructures. In handling the logistics and transport issues for multi-national companies all over the world, GLG had the possibility to design, enhance and realize SCM execution projects not only for the local clients but on all continents.


Jean-François Hürni

Senior Advisor SCM

Jeff has been active in the transport and logistics industry for more than 40 years. He started his career in the operations and management of different transport modes such as air, sea, trucking and continued in marketing as well as consulting in several aspects of distribution or specialized transport logistics. As a company director, for twenty years, he participated in many projects, helping his clients to optimize the supply chain, the management of physical flows, the management of customs and tax flows and the provision of adapted logistics infrastructures.

Throughout his career Jeff worked in Switzerland, France and Germany.

He speaks French, German and English.

Simon Fischer

Junior Advisor SCM

Simon gained his first experience in Supply Chain during a 4-year commercial apprenticeship in “International Freight Forwarding and Logistics” after high school in Switzerland. Parallel to his education Simon worked hard on his sports career in becoming a professional ice hockey player. At the same time, he continued his studies and graduated with a “Bachelor of Science in Business Administration” majoring in International Management. During his 10 years as an athlete, he never lost interest in International Logistics. Together with his brother, he founded a small Freight Forwarding company focusing on container transports to Africa. He is currently studying to obtain a Master’s Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Euro-FH Uni of applied sciences in Hamburg/Germany. 

Simon speaks German, English and French.

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