“Information technology is a crucial driver for growth and profitability, especially in the industry of freight forwarding and logistics,” says Panalpina’s CEO Peter Ulber. “The appointment of Rod Angwin to the Executive Board underlines the enormous importance of IT for us and it clearly demonstrates our commitment to industry leadership in that domain.”
Angwin joined Panalpina in September 2012. One of his most important tasks is to define and roll out industry-specific IT solutions that are designed to improve connectivity between Panalpina and its customers.
Angwin will become the Executive Board’s sixth member as of January 1st 2014.
The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Energy Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 75 countries, and it works with partner companies in a further 90 countries. Panalpina employs 15,000 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.