Kuehne + Nagel Appoints New Regional Manager for North West Europe

Schindellegi / CH, August 24, 2011 – As of October 1, 2011, Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Yngve Ruud as Regional Manager North West Europe. He will succeed Tim Scharwath, who will become a member of the Management Board of Kuehne + Nagel International AG effective September 1, 2011.

Yngve Ruud successfully built up Kuehne + Nagel’s Norwegian organisation during the last 16 years, after his own company was merged with Kuehne + Nagel Norway in 1995.

“We are very pleased to announce an internal candidate as our new Regional Manager of North West Europe,” said Reinhard Lange, CEO of Kuehne + Nagel International AG. “I am sure, that under the leadership of Yngve Ruud the regional team will continue the successful development of this important region.”

Kuehne + Nagel’s North West European network spans around 120 locations in six countries including Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and the United Kindom. With a workforce of around 12,000 employees it has advanced to be one of the most successful market players in the region. Its headquarters are located in Uxbridge, United Kingdom.

About Kuehne + Nagel

With more than 60,000 employees at 900 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based lead logistics solutions.