Panalpina names Hug to replace retiring chairman Fischer
Swiss forwarding and logistics group Panalpina's board of directors has appointed member Rudolf W. Hug as chairman designate.
Hug will take office after Panalpina’s annual general meeting on May 15, when he will succeed Gerhard Fischer, who is retiring after 42 years with the company.
Hug, 63, joined Panalpina’s board in 2005 when the company went public. He has worked as an independent management consultant since 1998, prior to which he spent two decades at Schweizerische Kreditanstalt, known today as Credit Suisse.