SSI SCHAEFER Appoints Arthur Kostaras to Lead the North American Region

Art Kostaras

CHARLOTTE, NC, June 1, 2022 - SSI SCHAEFER, a leader in automated material handling solutions, announced today the appointment of Arthur “Art” Kostaras as Senior Vice President & CEO of the North American region. Art, an industry expert with over 20 years of leadership and a deep understanding of the industry will manage the SSI SCHAEFER team from Charlotte, NC – the North American headquarter location. Art’s strong track record of building teams with a customer centric culture that exceeds expectations and drives desired business results fit perfectly with the future vision of SSI SCHAEFER.

“I’m looking forward to this next challenge in my career,” stated Art, who came on board in 2021. “We are doing innovative things here at SSI SCHAEFER to ensure long-term client success and incorporating sustainability to meet new consumer demands. I am excited to have taken this next step to join the global executive leadership team of SSI SCHAEFER and to help craft our future vision as we work with our partners,” Kostaras continued.

About Schaefer Systems International, Inc.:

Schaefer Systems International provides storage, materials handling, robotic, warehouse management software, and driverless solutions to businesses throughout North America. Schaefer Systems International consults, designs, and manufacturers innovative intralogistics storage and picking solutions for all types of industries. Schaefer Systems International is part of the SSI SCHAEFER Group, a global leader in logistics and materials handling, which was founded in 1937 with offices in over 70 countries, 7 manufacturing facilities, and employees over 10,000. For more information, visit

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