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Jens Kleiner (left) and Christian Bleiker.

Press release

Nagel-Group strengthens its management

The food logistics company Nagel-Group expands its management. The company has won experienced managers for the newly created positions of Executive Director HR & Legal and Executive Director Operational Excellence.

Christian Bleiker will take up the position of Executive Director HR & Legal on 1 June 2020. Before joining the Nagel-Group, the 47-year old Mr Bleiker held various management positions, especially in HR & Legal. He worked for the Zumtobel Group AG in Lemgo as Director HR D/A/CH and as a member of the management board since the beginning of 2013. He moved as Director Group HR & Legal to KME Germany GmbH in 2018.

Jens Kleiner assumed the newly created position of Executive Director Operational Excellence on 1 May 2020. The 44-year-old Mr Kleiner, who has held various management positions, previously demonstrated his managerial abilities, especially in shipping, as Senior Vice President Corporate Development at Imperial Logistics.

The Executive Directors are to report directly to the CEO Carsten Taucke and COO Björn Schniederkötter respectively.

About Nagel-Group

The Nagel-Group, which specialises in food logistics, operates throughout Europe and has its headquarters in Versmold. It employs about 13,000 people in more than 130 locations. Recently the company reported a turnover of 2.1 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.


Kraftverkehr Nagel SE & Co. KG
Nagel-Group Headquarters
Nils Ortmann
+49 5423 960 641