Soeren Skou, CEO of the container-shipping division Maersk Line, will take over from Nils Smedegaard Andersen next month as CEO of A.P. Moller-Maersk group. Skou will also remain as CEO for Maersk Line, which he has headed since 2012.
Kelli Saunders, President of Morai Logistics Inc, an Independent Business Owner of Mode Transportation, was the recipient of The Woman Exporter of the Year Award from OWIT-Toronto (Organization of Women in International Trade-Toronto). The award honours an outstanding woman entrepreneur who, through her exporting endeavors, is advancing women and the image of Canadian business women in the international community. Saunders was presented this award for her company’s work with major fast-moving consumer goods companies as a third-party logistics provider with expertise in cross-border intermodal logistics in the US and Mexico.
Cimcorp added Bruce Bleikamp, sales manager, to its new US-based office, Cimcorp USA, Inc (Cimcorp USA), in Norcross, Georgia. Bleikamp, who has 25 years of experience in designing and implementing material handling solutions for distribution, e-commerce and manufacturing operations, has worked extensively with automated storage, conveyor, sortation, palletizing and guided vehicle systems across a wide range of industries and applications.
Kerry Logistics Network Limited appointed Daniel Hegwein as the new managing director for Belgium and the Netherlands. Hegwein will oversee the company’s activities in the Benelux region from the Kerry Logistics office at Brussels Airport in Zavantem. He has more than 30 years of experience in the logistics sector, having previously worked for a number of international logistics providers in Hong Kong, Germany, Australia, Switzerland, Taiwan and most recently Belgium. As the managing director for both countries, Hegwein will focus on streamlining the operations and sales activities for Kerry Logistics in the Benelux region.
—June 27, 2016