April 19th, 2013 - Helmut Kaspers has been appointed DAMCO as CCO for West Europe Region. The new appointment marks another milestone in his career in logistics.
His previous position was with leading international 3PL company Logwin as member of the executive committee with specific focus on Ocean and Air.
His former career steps include roles as CEO of Birkart Globistics Group, Regional Director of West Germany for Kuehne & Nagel, Executive Vice President for Ocean Freight at Schenker and Product Manager for Seafreight at Dachser.
In addition to his new role as Damco West Europe CCO, Mr Kaspers will continue to act as non-executive director of the board of TAL International (USA), a container leasing company, a role he commenced during his sabbatical in 2012.
Flemming Frost, Chief Executive Officer Damco, West Europe: "Helmut Kaspers comes with an outstanding track record of delivering extraordinary growth and there is no doubt he will be a valuable member of the West Europe leadership team, as well as a very welcome addition to the global Damco community.”
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Damco is one of the world’s leading third party logistics providers specialising in customised freight forwarding and supply chain solutions. The company has 10,800 employees in over 300 offices across 90 countries and representation in a further 30 countries. In 2012, the company had a net turnover of USD 3,3 billion, managed more than 2,7 million TEU of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes and air freighted more than 210,000 tonnes. Damco is part of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group.