NYK Logistics (Americas) Inc. is pleased to announce that from March 1st, 2011, Michael Noone will join the company as Chief Operations Officer (COO).
Michael comes to NYK Logistics (Americas) Inc. from APL, where he held a number of senior positions in their Logistics and Liner businesses, most recently as Vice President & Managing Director, Eastern Region. He brings with him more than 25 years of Logistics and Transportation experience in international trade. Michael’s knowledge and vision will be instrumental in helping NYK Logistics attain their target of becoming a Tier One Logistics provider.
Michael said of the appointment, “I’m personally really excited about the challenges and opportunities ahead as well as working for NYK, who have a great history and reputation in the industry. NYK and Yusen are strong brands, so being here to launch Yusen Logistics and show our customers what we are capable of, and how we will differentiate ourselves in the market place is something we are all looking forward to. As Yusen Logistics we’ll be able to deliver more value to our customers as we move towards becoming a truly global supply chain integrator.”
Kazuo Ishizuka, President and CEO of NYK Logistics (Americas) Inc. added, “We are delighted to have Michael join our Group and this comes at the perfect time as we make the transition from NYK Logistics to Yusen Logistics. Michael is a very experienced executive in the transportation industry, and we know Michael will be a great asset to the leadership team.”