24 January 2020
SCHINDELLEGI, Switzerland: Global freight forwarding and logistics group Kuehne + Nagel this week announced that following the restructuring of its European activities and significant growth in North America with the integration of three major acquisitions, the focus for the years to come is on Asia Pacific.
Kuehne + Nagel sets path for further and accelerated growth in Asia Pacific. In order to target an even stronger role in logistics all over Asia, the company has decided to merge its two regional head offices in Singapore and Shanghai into one. With immediate effect, the new Asia Pacific region with about 10,000 professionals will be headquartered in Singapore. The two current regional managers Mr. Jens Drewes and Mr. Siew Loong Wong will jointly lead the ambitious development of Kuehne + Nagel in Asia Pacific.
Dr. Joerg Wolle, Chairman of the Board of Directors Kuehne + Nagel International AG: „Kuehne + Nagel has shown great success all over Asia Pacific in the recent years and built up an already strong position in this remarkable region of the world. We strongly believe that Asia Pacific will be the driver of the global economic development in the years to come. The joint leadership of the region by two proven executives will prepare the ground for a new dimension of organic and inorganic growth of our networks to even better serve our customers.”