October 25 - DHL Global Forwarding Industrial Projects has confirmed that Nikola Hagleitner has been appointed chief executive officer, filling a position vacated by the retirement of Hans Toggweiler at the end of May.

More information is anticipated, but according to information on LinkedIn, Hagleitner has been svp global business strategy for DHL Global Forwarding, Freight since October 2011, before which she held a senior management position within DHL Express Americas.

Hagleitner has an MBA from Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management.

Meanwhile, we also learn that industry veteran Peter Ferdinand who left DHL Global Forwarding Industrial Projects earlier this month, is now working with the Turkish company Misnak International, as well as the Norsea Group.