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November 16, 2023

Axel Herzhauser Appointed as the new Global Managing Director of WeFreight

New Global Managing Director WeFreight

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16th November, 2023: We are pleased to announce that Axel Herzhauser has been appointed as the new Global Managing Director of WeFreight, effective immediately, and will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Axel’s extensive industry experience and leadership capabilities provide the qualities needed to further continue WeFreight’s development as a provider of freight forwarding and logistics services. He will continue to enhance a commitment to excellence in all areas of the business and will work closely to strengthen the WeFreight global network.

Prior to joining WeFreight, Axel was Regional Managing Director for Middle East and Africa at CEVA Logistics. He has also worked in a variety of roles for companies such Ingram Micro, Teleplan, DB Schenker, Exel/DHL, and Logwin. Axel has lived in Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East.

In conjunction with this appointment, we are also announcing that Ingo Kloepper will be stepping down from his role after a short transition period. Ingo played an important role in WeFreight’s development, and we thank him for his contribution and wish him well in the future.

With Axel at the helm, WeFreight is poised for a new chapter of growth and innovation. His proven track record in managing growing organizations, driving business development, and enhancing business operations and market strategy equips him uniquely to lead WeFreight’s expansion and to reinforce its market presence. Under Axel’s leadership, WeFreight aims to enhance its global network, innovate in customer service and operational efficiency, and accelerate its growth in the international freight and logistics market, while at the same time focusing on customer requirements.

About WeFreight:

WeFreight is a fast-growing freight forwarder with a digital focus on serving customers both large and small with a full range of products and services. Our experienced teams are ready to support and handle all types of shipments. We are focused on becoming the agile leader in emerging markets logistics. Customers like working with us as we bring a new perspective to the world of logistics and back it up with detailed knowledge of key industries.

For more information, please contact WeFreight Media Contact Toby Edwards, at marketing@wefreight.com, or visit wefreight.com

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