Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Yngve Ruud as Regional Manager North West Europe. He will succeed Tim Scharwath, who will become a member of the Management Board of Kuehne + Nagel International AG effective September 1, 2011.
Yngve Ruud successfully built up Kuehne + Nagel’s Norwegian organisation during the last 16 years, after his own company was merged with Kuehne + Nagel Norway in 1995.
"We are very pleased to announce an internal candidate as our new Regional Manager of North West Europe," said Reinhard Lange, CEO of Kuehne + Nagel International AG. "I am sure, that under the leadership of Yngve Ruud the regional team will continue the successful development of this important region."
Kuehne + Nagel’s North West European network spans around 120 locations in six countries including Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and the United Kindom. With a workforce of around 12,000 employees it has advanced to be one of the most successful market players in the region. Its headquarters are located in Uxbridge, United Kingdom.