Effective November 1, 2013, Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Marcus Bennett (45) as National Manager for its UK organisation. He succeeds Yngve Ruud who will move to the company’s Western Europe headquarters in Hamburg.
Marcus Bennett’s career with Kuehne + Nagel spans 24 years. He held operational and management positions within air and road freight in Ireland, before being appointed National Manager, Ireland ten years ago.
As National Manager, Marcus has successfully steered Kuehne + Nagel Ireland through the challenging economic conditions of recent years by maintaining a strong focus on customer relationships and providing industry-specific solutions. In particular, under Marcus’s leadership Kuehne + Nagel Ireland has become a centre of excellence for Pharma & Healthcare logistics.
"Marcus Bennett brings a wealth of experience in solutions, customer, and people development to the UK" explains Yngve Ruud, Deputy Regional Manager, Western Europe. "The UK is a highly significant market for Kuehne + Nagel and I am confident that Marcus’s firm and ongoing commitment in these areas will ensure the future success of our organisation in this country."
Kuehne + Nagel UK was established in 1968 and employs approximately 10,000 people across more than 100 locations.