Kuehne + Nagel: New Management Board Appointment

Schindellegi / CH , February 29, 2012 –

At today’s meeting, the Board of Directors of Kuehne + Nagel International AG has appointed Stefan Paul as new member of the Management Board. The exact starting date will be announced in due time.

Stefan Paul (43) will be responsible for the business unit Road Logistics. He successfully worked for Kuehne + Nagel in various management positions from 1990 to 1997. Stefan Paul can draw on profound expertise and management know-how in the road logistics sector. Currently, he is responsible for a competitor’s German overland business.

Karl Gernandt, Chairman of Kuehne + Nagel International: “I am very pleased to welcome Mr. Paul back to Kuehne + Nagel as a new member
of our Management Board. The overland business is of high importance for the further strategic development of our company. Mr. Paul is a very experienced and successful manager, we count on his valuable contributions.”

Until the start of Stefan Paul, CEO Reinhard Lange will head the business unit Road Logistics.

About Kuehne + Nagel

With more than 61,500 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.