Rhenus Americas appoints Chris Matthews as Canada CEO


The Rhenus Group, a leading global logistics provider, announced the appointment of Chris Matthews as chief executive officer (CEO) of Rhenus Canada. He will succeed Jeff Cullen, CEO and founder of Rodair, which the Rhenus Group acquired in 2019.

“With a proven track record of significant leadership and managing operations, the board and I look forward to working closely with Chris Matthews as a pillar of success for Canada,” said Jörn Schmersahl, CEO of Rhenus Air & Ocean Americas.

“We are delighted to have him lead the continued growth of the Canadian market and advance the long-term value of the company. I’m convinced that Rhenus Canada will reach new achievements under his strong leadership. At the same time, I would like to thank Jeff Cullen for his commitment and positioning Canada for sustainable growth.”

Matthews has more than 25 years of leadership and management experience in the logistics industry. He was previously the COO for Rhenus Canada. In his new role, he will oversee the Canadian Air & Ocean and National Warehouse Distribution product.

Commenting on his appointment, Matthews said, “I’m very grateful to the senior leadership and the board at Rhenus for entrusting me with this role and taking over this responsibility. I look forward to keeping Canada as successful as it has been for the last 25 years and ensure growth internally and externally within our vast global network.”