Roland Wider leaves Panalpina

Apr 4, 2007

Roland Wider has resigned from his Executive Board and Chief Administrative Officer position of the global freight transport and logistics group Panalpina today. This decision was taken by mutual agreement.

The Board of Directors and CEO Monika Ribar have voiced their sincere thanks to him for his services rendered during the last five years. Originally appointed as the Group’s CFO in 2002, Roland Wider took over new responsibilities as Chief Administrative Officer for HR and IT in 2005. Roland Wider has in particular been instrumental in successfully establishing and developing the Group’s HR organization. His successor as Head of HR will be nominated in due course. Such function, reporting directly to CEO Monika Ribar, will not be an Executive Board position. The Head of IT (Günther Denk) will be reporting to Joerg Eggenberger, Chief Operations Officer.

About Panalpina

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.