Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Gianfranco Sgro to the management board, with global responsibility for the firm’s contract logistics business.
Sgro takes over on 1st February. Until then Kuehne + Nagel CEO Dr Detlef Trefzger will continue to head up the contract logistics division.
Sgro has accrued 22 years experience in the logistics sector, and most recently held the position of chief operating officer at an automotive supplier.
Karl Gernandt, chairman, Kuehne + Nagel International, said: “Besides his proven track record in building up and developing successful contract logistics operations, he can draw on excellent commercial, financial and leadership expertise.”