Kuehne + Nagel announces changes to board of directors

By Rachelle Harry

Kuehne + Nagel International (K+N) has announced that after forty-two years as a member of the board of directors, from May 5, 2020, Thomas Staehelin will not stand for re-election to the board.

The proposed new member for election to the K+N board of directors is Dominik Bürgy, a tax expert and partner at Wenger & Vieli, attorneys-at-law.

Bürgy, who is from Switzerland and has a law degree from the University of Bern, was previously a long-standing partner and member of the management board at Ernst & Young Switzerland, as well as managing partner tax and legal, Switzerland. 

Bürgy was also a member of the tax leadership team (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) and people partner tax with HR responsibility. In this role, his tasks included the management of global mandates in more than 70 countries.

Joerg Wolle, chairman of the board of directors at Kuehne + Nagel, commented: “On behalf of the board of directors, I would like to cordially thank Staehelin for his extremely successful, long-standing and very valuable contribution to the board of directors and [also] as chairman of the audit committee at K+N.

“We are glad to have Bürgy as an expert with a well-connected network being proposed for the election to the board of directors.”

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