Proposed new appointments to the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Kuehne + Nagel International AG will propose at the Annual General Meeting on May 6, 2014, the additional election of Dr. Martin Wittig and Gerard van Kesteren to the Board of Directors.

After completing his studies, Dr. Martin Wittig, born in Germany 1964, joined Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in 1995. Following various management positions, he was appointed CFO in 2004. From 2010 to 2013 Dr. Martin Wittig was elected CEO and Global Managing Partner of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. Dr. Wittig is the Honorary Consul of Germany in Switzerland, Zurich.

Gerard van Kesteren, born 1949 in the Netherlands, has been Chief Financial Officer and member of the Management Board of Kuehne + Nagel International AG since July 1999. He joined Kuehne + Nagel as a Chartered Accountant 25 years ago and will retire as of June 30, 2014. It is the intention that he should transfer to the Board of Directors as of
July 1, 2014.

“We are very pleased to propose to our shareholders the election of two proven strategy and finance experts. Their individual experiences derive from the consulting and operational fields, and the contributions of these two gentlemen will add value to our Board”, said Karl Gernandt, Chairman of the Board of Directors.