Kuehne + Nagel names William Rooney Vice President Seafreight Transpacific

Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has named William F. Rooney Vice President, Seafreight Transpacific. In line with Kuehne + Nagel’s Transpacific “Go for Growth” initiative, William Rooney will lead all of the company’s Transpacific market efforts in the U.S. William Rooney joins Kuehne + Nagel with 38 years of experience in transportation management. Most recently, he served as President of Hanjin Shipping America, responsible for North and South America.

Previously, William Rooney held a number of senior management positions with Sea-Land Service for over a span of 25 years in the U.S. and Europe. He has also held senior management positions with GT Nexus and CMA-CGM. Paolo Montrone, North America Senior Vice President Seafreight, said, “We are very pleased to welcome William Rooney to lead our new strategic Transpacific efforts in the U.S. His comprehensive knowledge of the Transpacific trade will ensure Kuehne + Nagel continues to expand our seafreight solutions, ensuring that we are consistently meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers.” #

About Kuehne + Nagel

With more than 60,000 employees at 900 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based lead logistics solutions.
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