Agility 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 from DB Schenker, where he served as managing director for DB Schenker Hong Kong and South China. He was previously the vice president of airfreight for Asia Pacific in Schenker and has also held various management positions at Kuehne + Nagel and Panalpina.
“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 per cent from 2013-2017 for China’s freight forwarding market,” said Chris Price, CEO, Agility Asia Pacific. “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.”
A native of Copenhagen, Poulsen is a graduate from Maersk Shipping Academy and will be based in Hong Kong.