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Kim Hedegaard Sørensen named as Managing Director of Nagel Nordics

Versmold/Padborg, 24 April 2018 — Kim Hedegaard Sørensen will take over the role as Managing Director Nagel Nordics of Nagel Danmark A/S, Nagel Liller A/S, and Nagel Sverige AB with effect from 1 May 2018.

The Nagel-Group has succeeded in recruiting Mr Sørensen, a logistics expert with many years of management experience, for the management of its companies in Scandinavia.

After studying macroeconomics, he held various positions at the A.P. Möller-Mæersk-Group Copenhagen, Denmark, from 1994 to 2012. He later became CEO Europe Region, DAMCO. Afterwards, he held the position of Group CEO of Blue Water Shipping A/S, Esbjerg/Denmark from 2012 to 2016. Most recently, he was Chief Commercial Officer Region Europe at Panalpina Welttransport GmbH in Frankfurt.

Mr Sørensen is 51 years old, married, and has two children. He lives in Farum near Copenhagen. As Managing Director Nordics, he assumes the overall responsibility for Nagel Danmark A/S, Nagel Liller A/S, and Nagel Sverige AB. He will join Mr Martin Ventker who has held the position as Managing Director of these three companies since 2015. Mr Martin Ventker will report to Mr Sørensen in future.

Nagel Danmark has its headquarters in Padborg, on the Danish-German border, and manages international transports to and from Scandinavia. Nagel Liller is a specialist provider of distribution and warehousing solutions for food products in all temperature ranges – from dry to frozen. The company has around 300 employees based at sites in Velje, Struer, Odense, and Bjæverskov. Nagel Sverige was founded in 1993 and has a logistics site in the south-west of Malmö, which is regarded as the "gateway to the mainland" thanks to the Öresund Bridge.

Kim Hedegaard Sørensen

About Nagel-Group

The Nagel-Group, which specialises in food logistics, operates throughout Europe and has its headquarters in Versmold. It employs over 12,000 people in more than 130 locations in 16 countries. Recently the company reported a turnover of 2 billion euros. The company group moves food consignments of all sizes and in all temperature ranges. Whether frozen products, meat, dairy products, coffee or sweets – by order of manufacturers and retailers the Nagel-Group daily provides consumers all over Europe with the right goods in the right quality at the right time. Thus, the Nagel-Group makes a substantial contribution to the success of its customers.


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