February 19 - Geodis Wilson has appointed Matthias Hansen as its new regional vice president, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) with immediate effect.

Having served as interim regional vice president for the past few months, he will now replace Alain Chimene on a permanent basis, explained the company.
Hansen became managing director for Germany in 2009 and also served as managing director North Europe (including Belgium, the Netherlands and United Kingdom). He will continue with his responsibilities in the North European region in addition to his new role, until a successor is nominated.
"Matthias has a strong network mentality and is both result and customer driven. I am confident that he will lead the EMEA region towards our strategic objectives," said Kim Pedersen, executive vice president of Geodis Wilson.

 Matthias Hansen