Kuehne + Nagel consolidates European leadership

Global logistics company, Kuehne + Nagel, aims to establish an integrated region in Europe as of 1 January 2019.

The company will reportedly consolidate the management of all its Europrean counterparts via a head office in Hamburg.

Dr Hansjörg Rodi, who has been responsible for the Central and Eastern European region and Managing Director for Germany since October 2016, will lead the Europe region.

The responsibility for running the German organisation will be handed over to Holger Ketz, currently head of airfreight in the Central and Eastern European region. The whole management for Germany will be located in Bremen as of 1 January 2019.

“The formation of a European Region is an important step in the development of the whole Kuehne + Nagel Group, enabling us to manage our business even more efficiently and customer-oriented,” said Kuehne + Nagel International CEO, Dr Detlef Trefzger.

“Furthermore, we are pleased that Kuehne + Nagel Germany will have its future head office in Bremen, where Kuehne + Nagel was founded in 1890,” he said.

(Image: Kuehne + Nagel International CEO, Dr Detlef Trefzger.)

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