Management shift at Kuehne + Nagel

Otto Schacht and Michael Aldwell.

A New Zealand national will join Kuehne + Nagel’s Management Board.

The Swiss company announced Michael Aldwell will assume responsibility, as of this October, from long-standing executive, Horst Joachim Schact, who will continue to work in an advisory role supporting sustainability programs

Aldwell began his career with Kuehne + Nagel in Auckland in 2008 and has international leadership experience in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas, most recently as Head of the Northeast region of the US.

“We are very pleased to appoint Michael Aldwell, a proven executive from within our own ranks,” said Dr Joerg Wolle, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

“His appointment will ensure the continued development of Kuehne + Nagel as the global market leader in sea logistics.”

In other news, Kuehne + Nagel is purchasing Morgan Cargo, a South African, UK and Kenyan freight forwarder.

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