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Zeus recruits green chief

The Zeus freight platform is to appoint Dr Christopher de Saxe as its first head of sustainability. Dr Saxe is currently senior research associate at the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight, University of Cambridge. In his new role he is charged with developing commercial pilot programs with electric HGVs and alternative fuels and will be the company’s representative on the Global Logistics Emissions Council and the Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance. At ... [+]

Freeport East appoints innovation expert

Freeport East, one of the new English freeports, has appointed Steven Wilson as head of innovation. He will lead engagement with universities, colleges, R&D centres, large and small businesses and public and private funders and investors to build an innovation cluster to support local businesses ... [+]

SEKO appoints e-commerce chief

SEKO Logistics has appointed Richard MacLaren as its new senior vice president, global ecommerce. He brings over 20 years of experience and prior to joining SEKO, Richard was the global senior vice president for consumer goods and ecommerce at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. In his new role, ... [+]

New Sweden MD for Geodis

Jesper Axell has been appointed managing director for Geodis Sweden. He has served as deputy managing director since 2018, having joined the French-owned logistics and forwarding company in 2006 and will continue to report to the Scandinavian sub-regional managing director, Magnus Tornerhjelm. [+]

New chief for Lufthansa’s China joint venture

Lufthansa Cargo has appointed current vice president region for Latin America and Caribbean, Carsten Hernig as deputy general manager and vice president production, sales and marketing at Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal (PACTL). He is responsible for production, sales and marketing at the joint ... [+]

New cargo chief for Air Canada

Air Canada has appointed Jon Turner as vice president, cargo from February 18. He is currently vice president, inflight services. With three dedicated Boeing 767 freighters now in the fleet and seven more on the way, plus two Boeing 777 freighters due for delivery in 2024, ... [+]

Bullet Express to appoint commercial director

Bullet Express has appointed Martin Craghill, as commercial director designate. He will take responsibility for Bullet Express’s entire commercial programme, including worldwide and sales activities, alongside working with managing director, John McKail, on mergers and acquisitions strategy, when he joins the Glasgow-headquartered company in the ... [+]

Two new directors for UK and Irish forwarder KRL

UK and Ireland-based forwarding business KRL has appointed David Flaherty operations director UK & IE and Greig Allan as commercial director UK and IE. Both are internal promotions. Based in Crawley for over 30 years, KRL provides multimodal capabilities from seven locations across the two countries. Greig ... [+]

XPO appoints IT leader

XPO has appointed David Picking to lead the company's technology organisation in the UK and Ireland. He has more than three decades of technology leadership experience in the retail, pharmaceutical, leisure, and logistics sectors. Prior to XPO, he served as chief information officer – EMEIA ... [+]

Maersk unveils new leadership team

AP Moller-Maersk has announced a new organisational structure and a new executive leadership team from 1 February, following the appointment of Vincent Clerc as chief executive on 1 January. The new structure is shaped around 15 roles and areas of responsibility and include Aymeric Chandavoine ... [+]