As of June 1, 2014 Thorsten Meincke (44) will return to the Kuehne + Nagel Group to join the global seafreight management. Prior to his most recent role as member of the Management Board of a Swiss forwarding company, Thorsten Meincke was Senior Vice President Global Sales & Marketing at Kuehne + Nagel.
In his new position as Senior Vice President Global Seafreight he will primarily concentrate on the further development of seafreight business solutions including reefer container traffic, beverage and forest logistics, and he will drive defined seafreight growth initiatives in the regions. In addition, he will focus on the further enhancement of the business unit’s core processes in line with the new information logistics system.
"We are very pleased to have Thorsten Meincke back in our ranks", said Otto Schacht, Executive Vice President Global Seafreight and member of the Management Board of Kuehne + Nagel International AG. "With his profound knowledge in global seafreight operations and his conceptual business approach he will bring great value to our seafreight organisation and help to further evolve its business model."