K + N names Ruud head of Northwest Europe
Swiss forwarder Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Yngve Ruud to regional manager for Northwest Europe, effective Oct. 1.
He succeeds Tim Scharwath, who will become a member of the management board of Kuehne + Nagel International AG on Sept. 1.
Ruud is credited with building K + N's Norwegian operations during the past 16 years, after his own company was merged with Kuehne + Nagel Norway in 1995.
K + N's Northwest European network spans about 120 locations in six countries, including Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Its headquarters are located in Uxbridge, United Kingdom.