Kuehne + Nagel makes Board of Directors changes


In its meeting on March 1, 2016 the Board of Directors of Kuehne + Nagel International AG proposed its Vice Chairman Joerg Wolle for election as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the General Annual Meeting on May 3, 2016. In this function Wolle would succeed Karl Gernandt, who has been appointed President of Kuehne Holding AG as of May 2016.

It was also announced that Bernd Wrede, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2002, will not be standing for re-election at the General Annual Meeting 2016. For a 17-year term Wrede delivered input to the Board and its Committees. Until the General Annual Meeting 2016 he remains a member of the Chairman’s Committee, Nomination and Compensation as well as Audit Committee.

The Board of Directors of Kuehne + Nagel International AG has announced it will propose the appointment of Hauke Stars to the Board. Since December 2012 Stars has been a member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Börse AG. She started her professional career in 1992 at Bertelsmann mediaSystems GmbH, Gütersloh, Germany. From 1998 to 2004 she worked for ThyssenKrupp Information Systems GmbH, Krefeld, renamed to Triaton GmbH in 2000. In 2004 Stars joined Hewlett Packard Netherlands B.V., Utrecht, as member of the country management. From 2007 to 2012 she was Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Switzerland GmbH and Country Manager Enterprise Systems.

The Board of Directors of Kuehne + Nagel International AG is to be headed by Joerg Wolle as Non-Executive Chairman after a period of close cooperation between Karl Gernandt as Executive Chairman and the Management Board.

Source: Kuehne + Nagel

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