Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Kenneth Nielsen to serve as managing director for Benelux, reporting to EMEIA regional vice president, Marco Nazzari.
Nielsen, who holds a business degree from Tietgen Business College in Odense, Denmark, will work at Crane’s office in Amsterdam.
He has more than 20 years of experience in a variety of senior positions across the supply chain industry, with positions including director – global ocean product at Geodis Freight Forwarding.
The company says hiring Nielsen demonstrates a commitment to improving operations in the Netherlands, which consists of an airfreight base in Amsterdam, ocean freight in Rotterdam and contract logistics in Tilburg.
Nazzari says: “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.”