Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Kenneth Nielsen to the role of managing director for the Benelux region.
The company said it continues to enhance and expand its regional leadership in this “exciting area of growth”.
In this role, Nielsen, will be responsible to oversee the continued growth of Crane Worldwide Logistics in Benelux and report to EMEIA regional vice president, Marco Nazzari.
Nielsen has more than 20 years of experience in senior positions across the supply chain industry in EMEIA, South Asia and the Americas. His most recent position was at Geodis Freight Forwarding where he was director of global ocean product. He also held various roles at AP Moller-Maersk (Damco) and Yusen Logistics.
Crane said the hiring of Nielsen “demonstrates a commitment to improving unparalleled operations” in The Netherlands, consisting of a strong airfreight base in Amsterdam, ocean freight in Rotterdam, and contract logistics capabilities in Tilburg.
Growth in EMEIA it said it clearly visible year-over-year and Nielsen will be instrumental in the continued success in the region.
Nazzari said: “We are excited to welcome Kenneth to the Crane Worldwide Logistics family. Kenneth will be a tremendous asset to our clients and team in this growing region.
“The Benelux region is a strategic hub for logistics activities in Europe and will be a key focus of the EMEIA team moving forward.”