Agility Appoints Soren Poulsen as CEO for Greater China Area

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Follow @SamJermy and @SupplyChainD on Twitter.Agility, one of the leading global logistics providers, has appointed Soren Poulsen as CEO for Greater Chi...

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Agility, one of the leading global logistics providers, has appointed Soren Poulsen as CEO for Greater China Area (GCA). In this role, Poulsen will be responsible for leading Agility’s Global Integrated Logistics business in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Poulsen joins Agility with more than 25 years of experience in the logistics industry. He has extensive experience and knowledge in particular in the China market, having spent more than 10 years of his career in management positions in the country.

Chris Price, CEO, Agility Asia Pacific, said: “We are very excited about the appointment of Soren as the CEO of Greater China Area. The GCA is vital to Agility, and China in particular continues to offer tremendous growth opportunities, with Transport Intelligence forecasting CAGR of 13.3 percent from 2013-2017 for China’s freight forwarding market.

“We are confident that his solid expertise in the business and strong understanding of Asia will help drive our strategy and grow our business in GCA.”

At the beginning of his tenure in China, Poulsen managed air freight operations out of Shanghai and North China, while the past six years focused on general management in South China and development of major international and Chinese customers. During his more than 13 years in Asia, he also spent time in India and Singapore.

Prior to joining Agility, Poulsen was the Managing Director for DB Schenker Hong Kong and South China. He was previously the Vice President of Air freight for Asia Pacific in Schenker and has also held various management positions at Kuehne + Nagel and Panalpina.

A native of Copenhagen, Denmark Poulsen is a graduate from Maersk Shipping Academy and will be based in Hong Kong.

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments and is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.8 billion in revenue and more than 20,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries. For more information, visit: www.agility.com  

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