Kuehne + Nagel Canada Welcomes Mr Ferdinand Kurt as the New President & CEO

With effect from July 1st, 2006, Ferdinand Kurt has been appointed President & CEO of the Canadian Kuehne + Nagel company, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. He succeeds Hans-Georg Brinkmann who recently took over the German Kuehne + Nagel organization.

After more than 20 years experience in the transportation and logistics industry in North America, Ferdinand Kurt, Swiss born, joined Kuehne + Nagel in 1996 as Managing Director of the Mexican operation, which today is one of the leading national logistics service providers.

”I am very pleased about the opportunity to work together with the Canadian team", Ferdinand Kurt said. “The general economic outlook in Canadaand Kuehne + Nagel's excellent position in the market place provide an ideal platform for generating continued growth in this region.”